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Introduction

Emmeline Gros
Gérald Preher

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Mass culture generally assumes there is a fixed, true masculinity beneath the ebb and flow of daily life. We hear of ‘real men’, ‘natural man’, the ‘deep masculine’. This idea is now shared across an impressive spectrum including the mythopoetic men’s movement, Jungian psychoanalysts, Christian fundamentalists, sociobiologists and the essentialist school of feminism.(R.W. Connell 5) Masculinity is boring; or, rather, as Wan Chuan Kao remarks, particular types of masculinities may “pass thems...

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hal-01322455 , version 1 (27-05-2016)

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Emmeline Gros, Gérald Preher. Introduction. Babel : Littératures plurielles, 2015, 31, pp.9--16. ⟨hal-01322455⟩

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