Masculine Style

The American West and Literary Modernism

  • Authors
  • Daniel Worden

Part of the Global Masculinities book series (GLMAS)

About this book


This book argues for the importance of 'cowboy masculinity,' from late nineteenth-century dime novels, to the writings of Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, Theodore Roosevelt, John Steinbeck, and Owen Wister, and analyzes the democratic politics of masculinity in American literature and positions the American West as central to modernism.


America Amerikanische Literatur gender Modernism novel

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