Series Title: Responsibility: Robert Hogg. As Southern Manhood brings definition to an emerging subdiscipline of southern history, it also pushes the broader field in new directions. All of the essayists take up large themes in antebellum history, including southern womanhood, the advent of consumer culture and market relations, and the emergence of sectional conflict. Men were forced to sacrifice or modify elements of this ideal; some accepted that their manly aspirations were impossible to fulfil. Manliness and Its Discontents focuses on four distinct yet overlapping social milieus: the fraternal order of Prince Hall Freemasonry; the black nationalist Universal Negro Improvement Association, or the Garvey movement; the modernist circles of the Harlem Renaissance; and the campuses of historically black Howard and Fisk Universities. He lived for over an hour before the doctor arrived and pronounced him dead, a result of suicide. On return from the Boer War, Durham was stationed as a member of the regular Police Force at Hughenden.
The E-mail message field is required. These essays illuminate the mechanisms through which such men negotiated with overarching conceptions of masculine power. This book marks the first new collection of humor from that region published in fifteen years—and the first fresh selection of sketches and tales to appear in over forty years. Employing feminist analyses to confront gender-biased stereotyping in various fields of international political theory—including academic scholarship, journals, and popular literature like The Economist—Hooper reconstructs the nexus of international relations and gender politics during this age of globalization. It was thought that investing boys with this version of masculinity was essential if they were to grow into the kind of citizens capable of governing, protecting, and defending the nation, and, of course, maintaining and regulating the social order. The incident passed, seemingly without any fuss.
No sooner did he lie down than Durham called his name again. Category: Literary Collections Author : Christopher J. In fact, this ideal of manliness contained a deep paradox. Based on the sociological work of R. Moore casts aside romantic and one-dimensional images of cowboys by analyzing the class, gender, and labor histories of ranching in Texas during the second half of the nineteenth century.
Here the reader encounters Choctaw elites struggling to maintain manly status in the market economy, black and white artisans forging rival communities and competing against the gentry for social recognition, slave men on the southern frontier balancing community expectations against owner domination, and men in a variety of military settings acting out community expectations to secure manly status. Moore explores how, in contrast to the mythic image, from the late 1870s on, as the Texas frontier became more settled and the open range disappeared, the real cowboys faced increasing demands from the people around them to rein in the very traits that Americans considered the most masculine. They breathe new life into the subject, gathering a new selection of texts and adding Twain—the only major American author to contribute to and emerge from the movement—as well as several recently identified humorists. Southern Frontier Humor offers students and general readers alike a broad perspective and new appreciation of this singular form of writing from the Old South—and provides some chuckles along the way. They breathe new life into the subject, gathering a new selection of texts and adding Twain—the only major American author to contribute to and emerge from the movement—as well as several recently identified humorists.
This perhaps highlights the deep roots of homophobia in the Qld Police Force. Hogg's comparative approach should also be intriguing for readers interested in colonial British Columbia. Colonial democracy was linked to ideas of manhood, but women's exclusion from politics was vigorously debated. Author by : Christopher J. This book offers a valuable resource for anyone interested in the interconnections between lives, experiences and ideas in the history of masculinity. But every now and then, a snippet of information comes to light providing an insight in to this major yet understudied dimension of the human experience.
It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source. Cocks was reclining on his bed in the police barracks when summoned by Sub-Inspector Durham to his office, located in the adjoining room. In mid-nineteenth-century Britain, there existed a dominant discourse on what it meant to be a man —denoted by the term 'manliness'. Connell and others who argue that gender is performative, Robert Hogg asks how British men performed manliness on the colonial frontiers of Queensland and British Columbia. Apparently they were divided into two main factions, Durhamites and anti-Durhamites, and what one faction said would be flatly contradicted by the other … at the funeral there were a number of old private friends, but, strange to say, not a single member of the force with whom he had been so long connected was present.
Murphy told Cocks not to tell anyone. Connell and others who argue that gender is performative, Robert Hogg asks how British men performed manliness on the colonial frontiers of Queensland and British Columbia. Selections are timely, reflecting recent trends in literary history and criticism sensitive to issues of gender, race, and ethnicity. Hogg's comparative approach should also be intriguing for readers interested in colonial British Columbia. It was inherently contradictory, encompassing physical and mental prowess, caste hierarchies and egalitarianism, heterosexual dominance and the possibility of homoeroticism, Christian piety and the potential for violence and murder.
Frontier violence shaped settlers' lives, while they depended on unpaid Aborigines and indentured Indians and Chinese for labour alongside that ofconvicts. Based on the sociological work of R. Hogg's rich attention to men's lived experiences not only makes this an eminently readable book but also helps to deepen existing understandings of mid-nineteenth-century British Columbia. Through political struggleand negotiation, in which Australians looked to Canada for their model of political progress, settlers slowly became self-governing. He then attempted to perform a number of sexual acts with Cocks, who rejected his advances and left the room. . At that Durham left the room.
In mid-nineteenth-century Britain, there existed a dominant discourse on what it meant to be a man -denoted by the term 'manliness'. Hogg asserts that by the mid-nineteenth century a pervasive discourse of manliness had developed which permeated the working, middle and upper classes of Great Britain, emphasising the virtues of courage, self-control, perseverance, temperance, thrift and hard work. Category: History Author : Jacqueline M. The piece was written to shame Durham, painting Cocks as the 24-year-old victim of a vile indecency. Charlotte Hooper draws from feminist theory to provide an account of the relationship between masculinity and power. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! This book offers a valuable resource for anyone interested in the interconnections between lives, experiences and ideas in the history of masculinity. Employing a rich variety of methodologies, the contributors look at southern masculinity within African American, white, and Native American communities; on the frontier and in towns; and across boundaries of class and age.