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Subject: masculinity

Analysing the presentation of 1980s American masculinity in Frank Miller’s Daredevil: The Man Without Fear! (#168-191)

  • Author:
  • James Eling
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • comic
  • Daredevil
  • feminism
  • feminist theory
  • femme fatale
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • hard body
  • hypermasculine
  • masculinity
  • men
  • social change
  • social identity
  • societal role
  • superheroes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English

British films that will lift your spirits: Exploring nostalgia, community and identification in films at times of socio/political uncertainty

  • Author:
  • Karenza Bell
  • Subjects:
  • British cinema
  • British society
  • cinema
  • communities
  • equality
  • European Union
  • film
  • gay rights
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • gender representation
  • identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • masculinity
  • national identity
  • nostalgia
  • politics
  • referendums
  • values
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair: Neoliberalism in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

  • Author:
  • Louis Ricci
  • Subjects:
  • allegory
  • antihero
  • Better Call Saul
  • Breaking Bad
  • cultural-economic theory
  • economy
  • global economic policy
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • neoconservatism
  • neofascism
  • neoliberalism
  • television
  • whiteness
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

The Link Between Female Masculinity and Female Same-Sex Desire in Britain in the Period 1746-1897

  • Author:
  • Samantha Kate Lennon
  • Subjects:
  • cross-dressing
  • Eighteenth Century
  • female masculinity
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender association
  • gender presentation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • same-sex desire
  • sexuality
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Which Side Are You On, Boys?’ An Investigation into Miners’ Masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Buffalo Bill, popular culture and urban, working class masculinity in late nineteenth century America

  • Author:
  • Millie Harris
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Cuba
  • immigration
  • industrialisation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • popular culture
  • Spanish-American war
  • United States
  • urbanisation
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Red Nail Polish, Artistic Men, and Bernard Cadney’s Flabby Face: The Gender Identities Constructed and Communicated in 1930s Popular Romance Novels

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Norman
  • Subjects:
  • 1930s
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • popular romance novels
  • romance
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

How is the Degeneration of British Masculinity Portrayed in the Print Media of the Late Nineteenth Century?

  • Author:
  • Annabel Camish
  • Subjects:
  • art
  • British society
  • city life
  • fin-de-siècle
  • Gothic literature
  • literature
  • manliness
  • masculinity
  • popular culture
  • science
  • societal role
  • supernatural
  • United Kingdom
  • Victorian
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Fastest Men on No Legs: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Online Sports Media Representations of Oscar Pistorius and Blake Leeper

  • Author:
  • Charlotte Lenton
  • Subjects:
  • Disability
  • gender
  • masculinity
  • media
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies