Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser

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As an age-old metaphor for the sexual chase, the hunt provides a uniquely conflicted site for the representation of masculinity. On the one hand, hunting had from ancient times served to define a particular and culturally approved mode of masculinity as heroic, pursuant, and goal-oriented, where success was measured by the achievement of the objectives set: the capture and killing of prey. When applied to love, on the other hand, hunting was inflected quite differently. At first glance, the basic scenario of a male subject ...

Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser 2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198778325

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Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199657117

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