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#38, Fall 1996

The Velvet Light Trap

New Masculinities

Masculine/Feminine: The 'New Masculinity' in Tootsie
Frank P. Tomasulo
On Fathers and Sons, Sex and Death: John Singleton's Boyz N the Hood
Glen Masato Mimura
"Can You Feel It, Joe?": Male Melodrama and the Feeling Man
Joy Van Fuqua
"More Than a Woman": Music, Masculinity and Male Spectacle in Saturday Night Fever and Staying Alive
Jeff Yanc

Special Attraction

Economic Constraints/Economic Opportunities: Robert Altman as Auteur
Justin Wyatt