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“I’ll Show You What It Means to Be a Man”: Hegemonic Masculinity of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Janne Salminen

in Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers how Zack Snyder’s film perpetuates the idea that only men constitute humanity. Any deviation from the concept of biological cisgendered males occupying key positions in society ... More


Women of Substance in Homeric Epic: Objects, Gender, Agency

Lilah Grace Canevaro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826309
eISBN:
9780191865268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826309.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Women in Greek epic are treated as objects, as commodities to be exchanged in marriage or as the spoils of warfare. However, women also use objects to negotiate their own agency, subverting the male ... More


Modern Mormonism and Gender Theory in Context

Taylor G. Petrey

in Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656229
eISBN:
9781469656243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656229.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The introduction sets the parameters of the book’s focus on Modern Mormonism in America, which arises after World War II. It further sets this period in the context of gender theory and the history ... More


Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Esther De Dauw and Daniel J. Connell (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume takes an interdisciplinary perspective when positioning the impact of hypermasculinity on toxic masculinity and the vilification of identities outside of hypermasculinity through several ... More


Fluid Gender, Rigid Sexuality: Constrained Potential in the Postwar Period

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Revised gender roles, strained heterosexual relations, and ongoing biopolitical concerns regarding the “regeneration” of German populations followed the First World War. Simultaneously, sexology ... More


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