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Blazer, Alex E.“Glamorama, Fight Club, and the Terror of Narcissistic Abjection.” American Fiction of the 1990s: Reflections of History and Culture. London: Routledge, 2008. 177-189. Print.

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Goodlad, Lauren M. E.“Men in Black: Androgyny and Ethics in The Crow and Fight Club.” Goth: Undead Subculture. Durham, NC, and London: Duke University Press, 2007. 89-118. Print.

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Pisters, Patricia.“Glamour and Glycerine: Surplus and Residual of the Network Society: From Glamorama to Fight Club.” Micropolitics of Media Culture: Reading the Rhizomes of Deleuze and Guattari. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2001. 125-41. Print.

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Anderson, Emily R.“Telling Stories: Unreliable Discourse, Fight Club, and the Cinematic Narrator.” Journal of Narrative Theory 40 (2010): n. pag. Print.

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Barker, Jennifer.“‘A Hero Will Rise’: The Myth of the Fascist Man in Fight Club and Gladiator.” Literature/Film Quarterly 36 (2008): n. pag. Print.

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Bennett, Robert.“The Death of Sisyphus: Existentialist Literature and the Cultural Logic of Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club.” Stirrings Still 2 (2005): n. pag. Print.

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Bishop, Kyle.“Artistic Schizophrenia: How Fight Club’s Message Is Subverted by Its Own Nature.” Studies in Popular Culture 29 (2006): n. pag. Print.

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Boon, Kevin Alexander.“Men and Nostalgia for Violence: Culture and Culpability in Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club.” Journal of Men’s Studies 11 (2003): n. pag. Print.

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Clark, J. Michael.“Faludi, Fight Club, and Phallic Masculinity: Exploring the Emasculating Economics of Patriarchy.” Journal of Men’s Studies 11 (2002): n. pag. Print.

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Friday, Krister.“’A Generation of Men Without History’: Fight Club, Masculinity, and the Historical Symptom.” Postmodern Culture 13 (2003): n. pag. Print.

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Grønstad, Asbjørn.“One-Dimensional Men: Fight Club and the Poetics of the Body.” Film Criticism 28 (2003): n. pag. Print.

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Hewitt, Andrew.“Masochism and Terror: Fight Club and the Violence of Neo-Fascist Ressentiment.” Telos 136 (2006): n. pag. Print.

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Kennet, Paul.“Fight Club and the Dangers of Oedipal Obsession.” Stirrings Still 2 (2005): n. pag. Print.

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Mathews, Peter.“Diagnosing Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club.” Stirrings Still 2 (2005): n. pag. Print.

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Peele, Thomas.“Fight Club’s Queer Representations.” JAC 21 (2001): n. pag. Print.

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Petersen, Per Serritslev.“9/11 and the ’Problem of Imagination’: Fight Club and Glamorama As Terrorist Pretexts.” Orbis Litterarum 60 (2005): n. pag. Print.

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Quiney, Ruth.“’Mr. Xerox,’ the Domestic Terrorist, and the Victim-Citizen: Masculine and National Anxiety in Fight Club and Anti-Terror Law.” Law and Literature 19 (2007): n. pag. Print.

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Reed, Charley.“Fight Club: An Exploration of Buddhism.” Journal of Religion and Film 11 (2007): n. pag. Print.

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Rothe-Kushel, Jethro.“Fight Club: A Ritual Cure for the Spiritual Ailment of American Masculinity.” Film Journal 1 (2004): n. pag. Print.

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Ta, Lynn M.“Hurt So Good: Fight Club, Masculine Violence, and the Crisis of Capitalism.” Journal of American Culture 29 (2006): n. pag. Print.

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Tuss, Alex.“Masculine Identity and Success: A Critical Analysis of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley and Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club.” Journal of Men’s Studies 12 (2004): n. pag. Print.

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