Homo americanus : Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, and queer masculinities / John S. Bak.

"Though separated by only eleven years of age, Hemingway and Williams seem literary generations apart. Both authors bridged their modernist/postmodernist divide through mutual examinations of the polemics behind heteromasculinity, Hemingway in The Sun Also Rises and Williams in Cat on a Hot Tin...

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Main Author: Bak, John S.
Format: eBook
Published: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Williams's Cat and Hemingway's Sun: queerly masculine
  • The sun also sets: Jake Barnes, impotence, and sexual existenialism
  • "A dying gaul: the signifying phallus and Williams's "Three players of a summer game"
  • "Sneakin an 'spyin'" from Broadway to the beltway: Cold War masculinity, brick, and homosexual existentialism
  • The impotence of being Ernest: Scott and Hemingway's "gender trouble" in Williams's Clothes for a summer hotel.