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Masculinity, Psychoanalysis, Straight Queer Theory

Essays on Abjection in Literature, Mass Culture, and Film

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Using Lacanian psychoanalysis and queer theory to explore the unstable relationship between heterosexual masculine identity and cultural representation, this book examines the ways straight men are queered and abjected in literature, theory, and film.


culture essay film identity Lacanian psychoanalysis psychoanalysis

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CALVIN THOMAS is Associate Professor of English at Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA.

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