Fuzzboys : writing alternative masculinities for young adults

O'Mara, Ben. 2005, Fuzzboys : writing alternative masculinities for young adults, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

Title Fuzzboys : writing alternative masculinities for young adults
Author O'Mara, Ben.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) O'Mara, Ben - Criticism and interpretation
Rural youth - Fiction - Australia
Masculinity - Fiction - Australia
Australian fiction
Summary This doctoral thesis, comprising of a young adult novel and an accompanying exegesis, explores the experiences of young adults living in small towns, their pastimes and preoccupations, and their experimentation with sexuality and gender. Its depiction of alternative masculinities for young people challenges a normative, heterosexual framework of gender relations.
Notes Degree conferred 2006.
Language eng
Description of original iii, 267 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification A823.4
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026934

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