The Descent of Man
"What is masculinity and what can it become? It might seem like a luxury in a world facing climate change and vast imbalances in global wealth, but Grayson Perry sees masculinity as a highly active component in all the big issues. Tracing the contours of the dominant male role today, its history and its clearly defined rules, The Descent of Manexplores everything from sex, seriousness and intimidation to clothing, childhood and power, suggesting a more modern model of manhood which may reach escape velocity from the gravity of Traditional Man."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LynnB - www.librarything.com
This book presents Grayson Perry's perspective on what it means to be a man -- and what it should mean -- in today's world. It contains some insights, but was generally much lighter than I was ... Read full review
The Descent of ManUser Review - Publishers Weekly
In this introspective examination of gender roles and expectations, British ceramicist Perry (Playing to the Gallery) returns to the subject material of his recent TV series All Man to closely and ... Read full review