Modernism and Masculinity: Mann, Wedekind, Kandinsky Through World War I

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In this, one of the first serious, penetrating considerations of the modernist construction of masculinity, Gerald N. Izenberg examines the lives of Thomas Mann, Frank Wedekind, and Wassily Kandinsky, tracing their erotic and romantic lives and discovering how their personal constructions of masculinity - and reactions to femininity - were reflected in their art.