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Becoming Mario: performance and persona adaptation in Mario Casas’s career

Alberto Mira

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the body of work of one of Spain’s most ubiquitous young stars. Analysing Mario Casas’s on-and offscreen performances of masculinity and the role that his star persona plays in ... More


Blackness and the Identifying of Bodies

Anthony B. Pinn

in Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767740
eISBN:
9780814768518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767740.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the troubled nature of identity as “blackness.” It raises questions concerning how notions of identity, framed and embedded in black theological discourse as “blackness,” have ... More


Blind to Sameness

Asia Friedman

in Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226023465
eISBN:
9780226023779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on those bodily details that are cognitively filtered out of our perceptions or eliminated through polarizing display practices. It presents evidence that “male” and “female” ... More


Bodies and appearance

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 3 compares and contrasts anxieties and concerns which surrounded the clothed and unclothed male body. Male bodies had a powerful cultural resonance after the war, in rehabilitative ... More


The condom, gender and sexual difference

Nicole Vitellone

in Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 showed how theories of porn have inadvertently naturalised the male body and heterosexuality as primary and authentic. This chapter shows how, in the context of AIDS, sociologists and ... More


Corporeal Intentions

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how male homosexuality is suggested via the presentation of the sexualized male body as object of the gaze—an objectifying gaze placing the male in the position of the ... More


Crucifixion Representation

Kent L. Brintnall

in Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the theme of crucifixion or the reduction of flesh to meat in Francis Bacon's work. It reflects on his depiction of the male body and the alluring beauty of its vulnerability ... More


(Dis)Locating Drumming: Taiko Training, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of Race and Place

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how centrally discourses of the body and embodiment figure in the instruction and localization of contemporary taiko. Taiko drummers insist that “authentic” performance of ... More


Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Kent L. Brintnall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Images of suffering male bodies permeate Western culture, from Francis Bacon's paintings and Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs to the battered heroes of action movies. Drawing on perspectives from a ... More


Epilogue: “Pravo na Schast’e”

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This epilogue reflects on what has changed and what has remained the same with respect to the LGBT landscape in post-Soviet Russia. It begins with a discussion of the death of Igor' Kon, an academic, ... More


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