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Masked Men: Masculinity and the Movies in the Fifties (Arts and Politics of the Everyday) epub

by Steven Cohan


Masked Men: Masculinity and the Movies in the Fifties (Arts and Politics of the Everyday) epub

ISBN: 0253332974

ISBN13: 978-0253332974

Author: Steven Cohan

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr (December 1, 1997)

Pages: 346 pages

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Series: Arts and Politics of the Everyday. Most of the mainstream films were based around the typical man and woman theme(s) except for film noir where men were not always what they seemed, especially when it came to gender relations.

Series: Arts and Politics of the Everyday. this book describes, explains, and deciphers much of what went on i the films of the period extremely well. Delving into the screen portrayals of Anthony Quinn, Charlrton Heston, Robert Mitchum and others and discussing how these men an others best portrayed their gender on screen. One person found this helpful.

Masked Men documents how movies of the fifties represented .

Masked Men documents how movies of the fifties represented masculinity as a multiple masquerade. Hollywood's star system positioned the male actor as a professional performer and as a body intended to solicit the erotic interest of male and female viewers alike. Steven Cohan's Masked Men is a blend of history, gender studies, and film analysis Читать весь отзыв.

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Steve Cohan, Masked Men: Masculinity and the Movies in the Fifties (Arts and Politics of the Everyday). Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark. Screening the Male: Exploring Masculinities in the Hollywood Cinema. John Alberti, Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy: Gender as Genre. These are older book references and relate more to body dissatisfaction but 'The Adonis Complex' by Pope, Phillips and Olivardia (and anything else by these authors) is a good starting point and covers the history of changing male body shapes. Also 'Making weight' by Anderson, Cohn and Holbrook.

To what extent masculinity is biologically or socially influenced is subject to debate. It is distinct from the definition of the biological male sex, as both males and females can exhibit masculine traits.

The fifties marks the moment when a ual dualism came to dominate .  . Examines the connections between Hollywood films of the fifties and the redefinition of masculinity that occurred in US culture after World War II. This book focuses on the gender and sexual masquerades that organized their performances of masculinity on and off screen.

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If there EVER were a time in American cinema history where the man was expected to perceived as a "man's man" it was the fifties.
I believe that was the period when the men's version of pin up girls was first called "beefcake"?.
Most of the mainstream films were based around the typical man and woman theme(s) except for film noir where men were not always what they seemed, especially when it came to gender relations.
this book describes, explains, and deciphers much of what went on i the films of the period extremely well. Delving into the screen portrayals of Anthony Quinn, Charlrton Heston, Robert Mitchum and others and discussing how these men an others best portrayed their gender on screen.
Had to get this a for masculinity in American Film course.. It is completely engaging and well sourced. Love it and refer to it often! Definite buy if you have any inter in gender roles and film.
It was exactly as described which was a pleasant surprise. The only thing i didnt like about it was it kinda spelled bad. Like stale mear. It just wasnt a very pleasant smell so i sprayed it withsome perfumee.