Aging masculinities in contemporary U.S. fiction / Josep M. Armengol, editor.

Are older men interesting? This volume insists, and demonstrates, that they have been central figures for many intriguing writers of fiction. Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Womens Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, USA Revisiting contemporary US fiction by focusing on cultural representati...

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Other Authors: Armengol, Josep M., 1976- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2021]
Series:Global masculinities series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Josep M. Armengol: No Country for Old Men? An Introduction
  • Part I. GENDERING AGE
  • Chapter 2. Juan Gonzalez-Echeverria: Harvest Time for John Updikes Rabbit: Sex Dies Harder than Gender
  • Chapter 3. Sarah Hardy: Geographies of Aging in Jhumpa Lahiris The Third and Final Continent and Jeffrey Eugenides Middlesex
  • Chapter 4. Teresa Requena: Literary Representations of Aging Masculinities: Bodies and Privilege
  • Part II. MENS AGING IN POPULAR FICTION
  • Chapter 5. M. Isabel Santaularia I Capdevila: You are all too old to do anything but get yourselves killed : Age and Masculinity in Stephen Kings It, Dreamcatcher and Doctor Sleep
  • Chapter 6. Angel Mateos-Aparicio: To Oldie Go : From James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard to Samuel Lord and the Reconstruction of the Aging Male Body in the Final Frontier
  • Part III. OLDER MEN IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR
  • Chapter 7. Esther Zaplana: Self-Representation Between Two: Ageing Males, and the Otherness within in Philip Roths Patrimony
  • Chapter 8. Leonor Acosta-Bustamante: Reconstructing the (Masculine) Self from Old Age: Memories of the Aching Male Body in Paul Austers Winter Journal
  • Part IV. AGING BEYOND WHITENESS
  • Chapter 9. Mar Gallego: Black Masculinities and Aging in Toni Morrisons Novels
  • Chapter 10. Marta Bosch-Vilarrubias: Aging Men in Contemporary Arab American Literature Written by Women
  • Part V. QUEERING AGE
  • Chapter 11. Josep M. Armengol: Sex and Text: Queering Older Mens Sexuality in Contemporary U.S. Fiction
  • Chapter 12. Ignacio Ramos-Gay & Claudia Alonso-Recarte: On Long-lasting Humanimal Companionships: Gayness, Aging and Disease in Steven Rowleys Lily and the Octopus.