Introduction to volume on Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction now available

José María Armengol's introductory chapter to the collective volume with Palgrave on Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction is now available in Open Access here, and also attached to this publication. The full volume will be available soon. We hope you like it.


Latest issue of the Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities

The latest issue of Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities has published.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal.

Ageing, Gender and Illness in Anglophone Literature - Heike Hartung

This study by Heike Hartung establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Reading the Bildungsroman as a 'coming of age' novel, the book brings together perspectives of age and disability study to provide new insights into literary and genre history, visiting canonical authors such as Goethe, Burney, Edgeworth, Austen, Dickens, Eliot, Beckett, and Franzen and exploring the new genre of "dementia narrative." This book introduces a new theoretical approach to cultural age studies and offers an analysis of the connection between narratology, literary theory, gender, and age studies.

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Call for Papers: Conference "No Country for Old Men? Ageing Masculinities in Irish Life & Culture" (NUI Galway, June 3-4, 2020)

Tony Tracy and Michaela Schrage-Früh are organizing a conference on ageing masculinities in Irish life & culture.

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Calls for Chapters: "Masculinities & Dementia" and "Aging between Cultures"

Heike Hartung, Rüdiger Kunow, and Matthew Sweney will co-edit Masculinities Living in the Words of Others: Alzheimer's and Dementia Narratives and Masculinities Aging Between Cultures