Martin Amis, 5 December 1991
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Element, 268 pp., £12.95, September 1991, 9781852302337Show More
The way men think: Intellect, Intimacy and the Erotic Imagination by Liam Hudson and Bernadine Jacot.
Yale, 219 pp., £16.95, November 1991, 0 300 04997 8Show More
Utne Reader. Men, it’s time to pull together: The Politics of Masculinity Lens, 144 pp., $4, May 1991Show More
“... primaries, the hearings, the trials, Shirley Temple, Clarence Thomas, Andrea Dworkin, Al Sharpton, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Swaggart). Whereas, over here, maleness itself has become an embarrassment. Male consciousness, male pride, male rage – we don’t want to hear about it. This of course is the very diffidence and inhibition that Bly wants to goad us out ...”