Twilight of identity: Enterprise, neoconservatism, and the death of Star Trek


David Greven

David Greven is an Assistant Professor of English at Connecticut College. He is the author of the forthcoming book Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush (University of Texas Press) and of Men Beyond Desire: Manhood, Sex, and Violation in American Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). His intellectual interests extend to literature, film, television, and pop culture. Greven has recently written on Hitchcock, food, and desire and the figure of the tough woman. His writing on film has appeared in such journals as Cineaste ("Dude, Where's My Gender? Contemporary Teen Comedies and New Forms of American Masculinity") and Cineaction ("The Most Dangerous Game: Failed Male Friendship in De Palma's Snake Eyes") and other essays on film and television appear in collections such as Reel Food (Routledge, 2004), Action Chicks (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), and Reading Sex and the City (I. B. Taurus, 2003); the latter, an essay subtitled "Male Freaks and Sex and the City," was excerpted in The Wall Street Journal and the British newspaper The Guardian.

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