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By D. O'Brien

The muscle-bound male physique is a perennial characteristic of classically-inflected motion cinema. This ebook reassesses those movies as a cinematic shape, targeting the depiction of heroic masculinity. particularly, Hercules in his many incarnations has tremendously inspired well known cultural interpretations of manliness and the exaggerated male form.

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