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Author Penner, James, 1964-

Title Pinks, pansies, and punks : the rhetoric of masculinity in American literary culture / James Penner

Publ Info Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [2011]
 CCE Main Collection  PS173.M36 P46 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS173.M36 P46 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS173.M36 P46 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A short history of macho criticism -- "Healthy nerves and sturdy physiques": remaking the male body of literary culture in the 1930s -- Doughfaces, eggheads, and softies : gendered epithets and American literary culture in the 1940s -- Highbrows and lowbrows : squares, beats, hipsters, white negroes, new critics, and American literary culture in the 1950s -- Reforming the hard body : the old left, the counterculture, and the masculine kulturkampf of the 1960s -- The gender upheavals of the late 1960s and early 1970s : the Black Panthers, gay liberation, and radical feminism -- The end of innuendo
LC subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
American literature -- Male authors -- History and criticism
Men in literature
Masculinity in literature
Social classes in literature
Gender identity in literature
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780253355478 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253355478 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253222510 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253222516 (pbk. : alk. paper)