Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Jewish Man

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University of California Press, 1997 - Heterosexuality - 393 pages
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Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Jewish Man by Daniel Boyarin is uneven at best. The best parts are very, very good, but there are a number of places where it is ... Read full review

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Boyarin (Talmudic culture, Berkeley) argues that modern Jewish culture has assimilated the macho male ethos of Western civilization. The result is the creation of the "muscle Jew," which divorces ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Men Who Roam with the Sheep Diaspora and the Image of the Jewish Man
31
Goyim Naches Or the Mentsh and the Jewish Critique of Romance
33
Jewish Masochism On Penises and Politics Power and Pain
81
Rabbis and Their Pals Rabbinic Homosociality and the Lives of Women
127
Femminization and Its Discontents Torah Study as a System for the Domination of Women
151
The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Modern Jew
187
Freuds Baby Fliesss Maybe Or Male Hysteria Homophobia and the Invention of the Jewish Man
189
You May Not Tell the Boys The Diaspora Polictis of a Bitextual Jew
221
The Colonial Drag Zionism Gender and Mimicry
271
Retelling the Story of O Or Bertha Papenheim My Hero
313
Works Cited
361
Index
387
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