The Mourning After

The Mourning After [Reading] ➶ The Mourning After Author John Ibson – Tbjewellers.co.uk On the battlefields of World War II, with their fellow soldiers as the only shield between life and death, a generation of American men found themselves connecting with each other in new and profound On the battlefields of World War II, with their fellow soldiers as the only shield between life and death, a generation of American men found themselves connecting with each other in new and profound ways Back home after the war, however, these intimacies faced both scorn and vicious homophobia The Mourning After makes sense of this cruel irony, telling the story of the unmeasured toll exacted upon generations of male friendships John Ibson draws evidence from the contrasting views of male closeness depicted in The Mourning Kindle - WWII era fiction by Gore Vidal and John Horne Burns, as well as from such wide ranging sources as psychiatry texts, child development books, the memoirs of veterans children, and a slew of vernacular snapshots of happy male couples In this sweeping reinterpretation of the postwar years, Ibson argues that a prolonged mourning for tenderness lost lay at the core of midcentury American masculinity, leaving far too many men with an unspoken ache that continued long after the fighting stopped, forever damaging their relationships with their wives, their children, and each other.

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • The Mourning After
  • John Ibson
  • 13 June 2017
  • 9780226576688

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