The Trials of Masculinity, 1997: Policing Sexual Boundaries, 1870-1930

by McLaren, Angus
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ISBN: 9780226500683

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In this path-breaking history of manhood and masculinity, Angus McLaren examines how nineteenth- and twentieth-century western society created what we now take to be the traditional model of the heterosexual male.

"Inherently interesting. . . . Exhibitionism, pornography, and deception all have their place here."-Library Journal

"An appealing wealth of evidence of what trials can reveal about the boundaries of men's roles around the turn of the century."-Kirkus Reviews

"It is difficult to imagine a better guide to the most notorious scandals of our great-grandparents' day."-Graham Rosenstock, Lambda Book Report

  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Author: McLaren, Angus
  • ISBN: 9780226500683
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 0.76
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • Publication Year: 1999

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