About the Author
Milette Shamir is lecturer in American literature at Tel Aviv University.
Jennifer Travis is assistant professor of English at St. John's University in New York.
Table of Contents
What Feels an American? Evident Selves and Alienable Emotions in the New Man's World, by Evan Carton
Loving with a Vengeance: Wieland, Familicide and the Crisis of Masculinity in the Early Nation, by Elizabeth Barnes
"The Manliest Relations to Men": Thoreau on Privacy, Intimacy, and Writing, by Milette Shamir
Manly Tears: Men's Elegies for Children in Nineteenth-Century America, by Eric Haralson
How to be a (Sentimental) Race Man: Mourning and Passing in W.E.B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk, by Ryan Schneider
The Law of the Heart: Emotional Injury and its Fictions, by Jennifer Travis
"The Sort of Thing You Should Not Admit": Hemingway's Aesthetics of Emotional Restraint, by Thomas Strychacz
Road Work: Rereading Kerouac's Midcentury Melodrama of Beset Sonhood, by Stephen Davenport
Men's Tears and the Roles of Melodrama, by Tom Lutz
Men's Liberation, Men's Wounds: Emotion, Sexuality, and the Reconstruction of Masculinity in the 1970s, by Sally Robinson
The Politics of Feeling: Men, Masculinity, and Mourning on the Capital Mall, by Judith Newton