Masculinity and Monstrosity in Contemporary Hollywood Films (Global Masculinities) (Hardcover)

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In film, Men are good and Monsters are bad. In this book, Combe and Boyle consider the monstrous body as a metaphor for the cultural body and regard gendered behavior as a matter of performativity. Taken together, these two identity positions, manliness and monsterliness, offer a window into the workings of current American society.

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Author Kirk Combe: Kirk Combe is Professor of English at Denison University, USA. Author Brenda Boyle: Brenda Boyle is Associate Professor of English at Denison University, USA.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781137360809
ISBN-10: 1137360801
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 21st, 2013
Pages: 267
Language: English
Series: Global Masculinities