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Race and masculinity in contemporary American prison narratives

by Auli Ek

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Prisoners in literature.,
    • African American prisoners -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
    • Prisoners" writings, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Prisoners -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
    • Difference (Psychology) in literature.,
    • Masculinity in literature.,
    • Prisons in literature.,
    • Race in literature.,
    • Men in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementAuli Ek.
      SeriesStudies in African American history & culture, Studies in African American history and culture.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS366.P75 E38 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3398246M
      ISBN 100415975700
      LC Control Number2005011571

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        Reframing The Masculinity And Mythology Of The American West: The Picture Show In her new book Manifest, photographer Kristine Potter subverts the male gaze that has shaped the typical narrative. American University Washington College of Law Digital Commons @ American University Washington College of Law Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals Scholarship & Resea. In Prisons, Race, and Masculinity, Peter Caster demonstrates the centrality of imprisonment in American culture, illustrating how incarceration, an institution inseparable from race, has shaped and continues to shape U.S. history and literature in the starkest expression of what W.E.B. DuBois famously termed "the problem of the color line.". Step 1: Masculinity refers to the traditional, widely and culturally accepted characteristics of men. Jot down some characteristics of masculinity. Step 2: Pair and share what you wrote and talk with your partner about where you learned what it means to be a man. List all of the influences that have shaped your ideas about masculinity.


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