The Descent of Man

Author(s): Grayson Perry

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"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 Man explores 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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GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine how BRILLIANT our country would look if he was. -- Caitlin Moran

Grayson Perry is a man. He is also an award-winning artist, a Bafta-winning TV presenter, a Reith Lecturer and a bestselling author with traditional masculine traits like a desire to always be right and to overtake all other cyclists when going up big hills.

General Fields

  • : 9780241236277
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Allen Lane
  • : September 2016
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2016
  • : October 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Grayson Perry
  • : hardback
  • : 1216
  • : 305.31
  • : very good
  • : 352