Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions
This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.
Masculinity in Postwar Canada
Through a series of case studies covering such diverse subjects as car culture, mountaineering, war veterans, murder trials, and a bridge collapse, Christopher Dummitt argues that the very idea of what it meant to be modern was gendered.
The Life and Writing of Nello “Tex” Vernon-Wood in the Canadian Rockies, 1906-1938
A captivating portrait – in his own words – of Nello Vernon-Wood (1882-1978), who reinvented himself as a Banff hunting guide and writer of "yarns of the wilderness by a competent outdoorsman."
This perceptive intellectual history of masculinity in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Quebec explores how the concept of manhood shaped French Canadian culture and an emerging Quebec nationalism.
Canadian Masculinities across Time and Place
The first published collection devoted entirely to historical studies of Canadian masculinity, Making Men, Making History pushes the boundaries of what it has meant to be a man in Canada.
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