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The Mourning AfterLoss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

John Ibson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the aftermath of World War II, the closeness that many American servicemen experienced during the war was followed by a period of unprecedented scorn for men’s intimacy. The Mourning After ... More

Receptive Bodies

Receptive Bodies

Leo Bersani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579627
eISBN:
9780226579931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is centered on a surprisingly simple image: a newborn baby simultaneously crying out and drawing its first breath. These twin ideas—absorption and expulsion, the intake of physical and ... More

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