Husbands, lovers, and dreamlovers : masculinity and female desire in women's novels of the 1970s /
Helena Eriksson.
Uppsala : [Uppsala University] ; Stockholm, Sweden : Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1997.
143 p. ; 23 cm.
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Uppsala : [Uppsala University] ; Stockholm, Sweden : Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1997.
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--Uppsala University, 1997.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-139) and index.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
The Women's Movement and Literature by Womenp. 13
Texts in Context: The Feminine Mystique and Female Sexualityp. 16
Representing Genderp. 25
Reading Representationp. 25
Feminism and Cultural Studiesp. 31
Representing Masculinityp. 35
Cultural Ideals of Masculinityp. 39
Husbandsp. 43
The Ideal Husbandp. 44
Marital Sexp. 47
Silence and Enclosurep. 51
Models for Desire and Desirabilityp. 53
Loversp. 63
The Male Variation Themep. 66
The Phallic Lover I: The Businessmanp. 70
The Phallic Lover II: Cowboys, Bikers, and Delinquentsp. 73
The Non-Phallic Loverp. 77
Cultural Ideals Reassessedp. 83
Dreamloversp. 92
Uses of Erotic Fantasies: Enter the Dreamloverp. 96
Fear of Flying: The Zipless Fuckp. 104
Up the Sandbox!: Erotic Fantasies of Masculinity as Powerp. 107
The Faceless Dreamloverp. 110
Fantastic Endings?p. 115
Conclusionp. 122
Works Consultedp. 133
Indexp. 140
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