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Kord, Susanne and Elisabeth Krimmer. Contemporary Hollywood Masculinities: Gender, Genre, and Politics. New York [etc.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1057/9781137016218
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-349-34141-2
BibTeX citation key: Kord2011
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Categories: General
Keywords: Adaptation, Film adaptation, Superhero, Terrorism, USA
Creators: Kord, Krimmer
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (New York [etc.])
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Traces changing concepts of masculinity in contemporary Hollywood films against a backdrop of political events, social developments, and popular American myths.

Table of Contents

List of Figures (ix)

1. Introduction (1)

Men in Trouble
2. Lawlessness and Disorder: Cops and Other Serial Killers (13)
3. Fathers, Crises, and Nations (37)
4. Cowboys, Myths, and Audiences (61)

Real Men?
5. Superheroes, Leadership, and the War on Terror (87)
6. Spies, Paranoia, and Torture (111)
7. Soldiers from World War II to Iraq (135)

New Men?
8. Rogues, Race, and Hegemony (159)
9. Lovers: Men, Women, and Gender Equality (179)
10. Losers, Meritocracy, and Identification (197)

11. Conclusion (221)

Notes (229)
Bibliography (247)
Index (269)

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