Download Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity by Roy Jerome PDF

By Roy Jerome

ISBN-10: 0791449378

ISBN-13: 9780791449370

ISBN-10: 0791449386

ISBN-13: 9780791449387

ISBN-10: 1417500212

ISBN-13: 9781417500215

Examines masculinity in German tradition, society, and literature from 1945 to the current.

Show description

Read or Download Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity PDF

Best military history books

Out of Nowhere: A History of the military sniper

From the yankee struggle of Independence to international battle II, the historical past of the army wrestle marksman is one among indifference and value slicing. regardless of the confirmed effectiveness of the rifleman in conflict, for many of the 20 th century snipers have been considered as little greater than paid assassins. It used to be no longer until eventually the Vietnam conflict that the indisputable effectiveness of the sniper was once totally preferred by way of the army, and with the arrival of the twenty first century the sniper has turn into probably the most important battlefield experts.

Militär und Kriegführung in der Antike

Christian Mann gibt einen Überblick über die antike Militärgeschichte von den homerischen Epen bis zur Spätantike. Behandelt werden Bewaffnung und Kampftaktiken der antiken Heere, vor allem aber die Stellung von Soldaten in der Gesellschaft sowie die ökonomische und kulturelle size von Kriegführung.

Above the Din of War. Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future - and Why...

What's going to occur whilst overseas forces eventually vacate Afghanistan? the reply to that question is unknown, but when there's any wish for Afghanistan, veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt asserts, it's with its humans. After spending 2004 in Afghanistan operating for the nonprofit Institute for warfare and Peace Reporting and supporting construct Afghanistan's first self sustaining information business enterprise, Eichstaedt again to Kabul in 2010.

Extra resources for Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity

Example text

Additionally, discussions on onanism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries reveal anything but certainty in regard to the male body. 49 Although, in contrast to Foucault, Butler foregoes a historical reconstruction of gender differences, her discursiveanalytical approach is of particular interest to German literary studies. Predicating her work on symbolic forms of representation, which perform a unifying function, and which we have termed here “images of masculinity,” she describes gender differences as discursive constellations, which in a Foucaultian sense are a biopolitical condition of the individual’s constitution as subject.

Xxii. 43. Ibid. 44. Since 1991, Suhrkamp Verlag has edited the series Gender Studies. Vom Unterschied der Geschlechter, with contributions from German and American scholars. However, the series is published only at irregular intervals, such that one cannot really speak of a continuous publication of research results. Although excellent studies are included in this series, only Judith Butler’s work has found significant public resonance. 45. See Thomas Laqueur, Auf dem Leib geschrieben. : Campus Verlag, 1991).

7. Friedrich Schiller, “Die R¨auber,” S¨amtliche Werke, vol. 2 (Berlin: Aufbau Verlag, 1981), 315. 8. , Wann ist der Mann ein Mann? Zur Geschichte der M¨annlichkeit (Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 1997). 9. Space prevents me from discussing a third level of analysis here. German literary studies must include the examination of prebourgeois and premodern images of masculinity. One must determine whether, over an attenuated period of time, archetypes of KLAUS-MICHAEL BOGDAL 39 the masculine have arisen that continue to influence the modern era and thus (to express it cautiously) might suggest anthropological constants.

Download PDF sample

Conceptions of Postwar German Masculinity by Roy Jerome


by Brian
4.1

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 46 votes