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Title

Performance Art: Jake Barnes and "Masculine" Signification in The Sun Also Rises

Author

Ira Elliot

Document Type

Article

Citation

Elliot, Ira. “Performance Art: Jake Barnes and ‘Masculine’ Signification in The Sun Also Rises.” American Literature 67, no. 1 (Mar. 1995): 77-94.

Annotation

Close reading of key scenes to highlight ways in which Jake Barnes’s masculinity is compromised by his war wound. Ultimately concludes that Jake occupies a place between genders like that occupied by Brett’s homosexual friends.

Published in

American Literature

Volume

67

Issue

1

Date

1995

Pages

77-94

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