Psychological Models of Masculinity in Doblin, Musil and Jahnn: Mannliches, Allzumannliches (Studies in German Language & Literature v. 27)

Psychological Models of Masculinity in Doblin, Musil and Jahnn: Mannliches, Allzumannliches (Studies in German Language & Literature v. 27)

By: Roger Kingerlee (author), Ritchie Robertson (foreword_author)Hardback

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This book examines three German-language novels (Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz, Robert Musil's The Man Without Qualites and Hans Henny Jahnn's Perrudja) showing how feminist debates had been initiated and masculinity had become problematic even by the 1920s.

Contents

Foreword by Professor Ritchie Robertson ix Preface xiii Acknowledgements xvii Chapter 1 Psychological and Sexological Models of Masculinity up to 1993 1 Chapter 2 Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz: The Cultural Context 37 Chapter 3 Alfred Doblin's Berlin Alexanderplatz: The Critique of Hyper-Masculinity 63 Chapter 4 Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities: The Cultural Context 133 Chapter 5 Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities: Rejuvenating the Male 175 Chapter 6 Hans Henny Jahnn's Perrudja: The Cultural Context 251 Chapter 7 Hans Henny Jahnn's Perrudja: The Melancholic Male 283 Chapter 8 Overview 357 Bibliography 363 Index 381

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773474932
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 412
  • ID: 9780773474932
  • ISBN10: 0773474935

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