The Resource Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America, John F. Kasson

Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America, John F. Kasson

Label
Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America
Title
Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man
Title remainder
the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America
Statement of responsibility
John F. Kasson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kasson, John F.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1090.3
LC item number
.K39 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Men in popular culture
  • Masculinity in popular culture
  • Body, Human
  • Sandow, Eugen
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Tarzan (Fictitious character)
Label
Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America, John F. Kasson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Who is the perfect man? : Eugen Sandow and a new standard for America -- The manly art of escape : the metamorphoses of Ehrich Weiss -- "Still a wild beast at heart" : Edgar Rice Burroughs and the dream of Tarzan
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 256 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035608414
Label
Houdini, Tarzan, and the perfect man : the white male body and the challenge of modernity in America, John F. Kasson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Who is the perfect man? : Eugen Sandow and a new standard for America -- The manly art of escape : the metamorphoses of Ehrich Weiss -- "Still a wild beast at heart" : Edgar Rice Burroughs and the dream of Tarzan
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 256 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035608414

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