The Resource Queer Chivalry : Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature

Queer Chivalry : Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature

Label
Queer Chivalry : Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature
Title
Queer Chivalry
Title remainder
Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the U.S. South, the myth of chivalric masculinity dominates the cultural and historical landscape. Visions of white southern men as archetypes of honor and gentility run throughout regional narratives with little regard for the actions and, at times, the atrocities committed by such men. In Queer Chivalry, Tison Pugh exposes the inherent contradictions in these depictions of cavalier manhood, investigating the foundations of southern gallantry as a reincarnated and reauthorized version of medieval masculinity. Pugh argues that the idea of masculinity -- particularly as seen in works by
Member of
Cataloging source
MEAUC
Dewey number
  • 810.9/975
  • 810.9975
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS261 .P84 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Southern Literary Studies
Label
Queer Chivalry : Medievalism and the Myth of White Masculinity in Southern Literature
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Southern History, Mythic White Masculinity, and Queering the Medieval Chivalric Ideal; 2 Dialectical History, White Indians, and Queer Anxiety in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; 3 Medieval Masculinity, Southern Chivalry, and Redemptive Homosexuality in Flannery O'Connor's Fiction; 4 "It's prolly fulla dirty stories": Queer Masculinity and Masturbatory Allegory in John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces
  • 5 "I am the Lost Cause": Queer History, the Southern Phallus, and the Quest for Medieval Timelessness in Robert Penn Warren's A Place to Come To6 "The Sir Walter Disease" and Queer Quests for Masculinity in Walker Percy's Novels; 7 Conclusion: Ellen Gilchrist's The Annunciation and the Queer Future of Chivalric Masculinities; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn862787465
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (237 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807151853
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29187023
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862787465
  • pebcs0807151858

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...