The Construction of a New Hegemonic Masculinity in Youth

Tingting ZHOU

Abstract


With the theory of masculinity of  Raewyn Connell, the essay aims to analyze the construction of hegemonic masculinity in Joseph Conrad’s fiction Youth. The essay wants to prove that in the age of New Imperialism in the 1890s, Conrad constructs a new hegemonic masculinity as the idealized masculinity in the novel. Youth reveals Conrad’s attempt to integrate into the mainstream English culture and shows his effort to seek an English cultural identity.

Keywords


Hegemonic masculinity; Cultural identity; Construction

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/9726

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