Man's man/ladies' man: motifs of hypermasculinity.

  title={Man's man/ladies' man: motifs of hypermasculinity.},
  author={Leonard Glass},
  volume={47 3},
Hypermasculine character styles are commonly encountered in clinical practice, popular media imagery and, indeed, in everyday life. Such "hypermasculinity" is readily recognized as an exaggeration and distortion of traditionally masculine traits, and has been studied by Adler (1923), Freud (1937), Reich (1949), Ovesey (1969), and Stoller and Herdt (1982), among others. In this article, I will review those contributions and identify and elucidate two modal forms of hypermasculinity: the Man's… CONTINUE READING