Boyhood, Growing Up Male: A Multicultural Anthology

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Franklin Abbott
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1998 - Social Science - 279 pages
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By turns touching, funny, poignant, and painful, Boyhood chronicles the road to manhood through the personal narratives and poems of accomplished writers from around the world. Contributors include Shepherd Bliss, Robert Bly, Edward Field, John Gilgun, Fred Wei-han Ho, Terry A. Kupers, Rakesh Ratti, John Silva, Malidoma P. Somé, Sy Safransky, Bhante Wimala, and many others.
 

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
By the Beautiful Sea Sy Sajransky
9
Arms and the Boy John Gilgun
20
Reflections on a Biafran Boyhood Ike Anyanike 11
31
A Personal Exploration into the Politics of Boyhood
40
How Do We Eat When We Dont Know
46
Capturing Knowing Jan Nathan Long
56
BEING A BOY IN THE FAMILY
64
The Magic Whistle Arthur A Levine
135
When My Father Hit Me Bob Shelby
142
BEING A BOY IN THE WORLD
150
From Banana to ThirdWorld Marxist
177
Bottom Land Don Carroll
199
First Loves Jeff Beane
211
The World Crashes In Daniel J DeNoon
217
The Names Edward Field
224

When Mommy Breaks Down B Michael Hunter
75
Godly Flames Carlos Velazquez
81
We Moved a Lot Neal King
87
Aunt Dot Cary Alan Johnson
97
lyay John Silva
108
All Clear John Mijsud
123
Finding the Light and Keeping It in Front of
230
Magic Imagination and the Loving Male Jerry Rosco
243
Dream Branches Stephen Silha
249
The Dream of Pink Dolphins Leandro Barros Vianna
260
Away from the Shore Franklin Abbott
274
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