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In a weather of hysteria approximately boys and interpreting, this publication addresses the gendering of English stories, drawing on contemporary study on masculinity. In drawing jointly the examine of textual content and narrative with perception into the adventure of the study room, this ebook may be of worth to either academics and scholars of English reports.

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1993. 34 Masculinities in Text and Teaching Gilmore, David. Manhood in the Making: Cultural Concepts of Masculinity. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1990. Graff, Gerald. ‘The Problem and other Oddities of Academic Discourse’. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. 1: 27–42. 2002. Henriques, Julian et al. Changing the Subject: Psychology, Social Regulation and Subjectivity. London: Methuen. 1984. Hollinghurst, Alan. The Line of Beauty. London: Picador. 2004. Humphrey, Nicholas. Seeing Red: A Study in Consciousness.

Christopher Lane has cautioned us both against the assumption when dealing with texts like these that all opacities stem from a closeted sub-text, and against the reductivism present in resolving textual ambiguity by providing the missing ‘answer’ (1999: 235–236). 32. It is also, though with yet another valency, the dominant trope of Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice (1912). I have explored masculinities in Le Grand Meaulnes (1913) in Knights 1999: 28–34. 33. Cf. html. 34. See Kauko, Mieszkowski et al.

Tomasello, Michael. The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1999. Tosh, John. A Man’s Place: Masculinity and the Middle-Class Home in Victorian England. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1999. Trotter, David. Paranoid Modernism: Literary Experiment, Psychosis, and the Professionalization of English Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2001. Turner, Mark. The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language. New York: Oxford University Press. 1996.

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