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Vulnerable Masculinity and Self-Transformation: Ali’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Raised in a what he refers to as a "closed milieu," Ali embarked on a total questioning of his conservative upbringing when moved to Istanbul to attend Boğaziçi University. Over the course of his ... More


Untranslatable Subalternity and Historicizing Empire’s Enjoyment in Luís Cardoso’s Requiem para o Navegador Solitário

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter follows up on Sylvan’s expository indictment of Empire’s monologicism with an exploration of contemporary East Timorese writer Luís Cardoso’s contributions to decolonial tropes of ... More


The Ordinary Fashion Show: Eileen Chang's Profane Illumination and Mnemonic Art

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang's fiction and essays show us an intricate relationship between the quotidian, gender and literary imagination. Similar to what Walter Benjamin calls “profane illumination,” her literary ... More


Private lives and interior spaces: masculine subjects in Ravi Varma’s scholar paintings

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the discourse on light and shadow in two paintings of scholars by Ravi Varma that use chiaroscuro to depict men reading within the interiors of a westernised home. Ravi Varma ... More


Sex and Gender in Public

Erich Goode

in The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Gender is linked to deviance, both with regard to women as victims, that is, the recipient of the unwanted actions of others, and as perpetrators, as the actors of behaviour others consider wrongful. ... More


Cupid’s Bow: Personal Adornment and White Creole Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century Montserrat, West Indies

Jessica Striebel MacLean

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the formation of white Creole masculine identity in the context of a middling sugar plantation in 18th-century Montserrat, West Indies, and considers the role of climate and the ... More


Words

James J. Broomall

in Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651989
eISBN:
9781469649771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Evidence found in the diaries and other private modes of expression written by antebellum southern white men show that the writers practiced forms of masculine performance expected of their class. ... More


The Dangerous Stranger: Hitchhiking in the Age of Affluence, 1948–1959

Jack Reid

in Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the discourse surrounding hitchhiking in the post-World War II era to understand the ways in which rising prosperity, exponential growth in car ownership, and the Cold War ... More


Travel Writings: Her Travails and Negotiations

Maroona Murmu

in Words of Her Own: Women Authors in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199498000
eISBN:
9780199098224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498000.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Travelling women had to negotiate with liberating paradigms of travel and codes regulating the ‘masculinist’ discourse of travel writing. This chapter explicates how this double-bind situation forces ... More


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