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a father is a procreator, and a man who eats his progeny is one who acts
In patriarchal Western culture, therefore, the text's author is a father, a progenitor, a procreator, an aesthetic patriarch whose pen is an instrument of generative power like his penis.
Richard Majors and Janet Mancini Billson discuss how being a black man often means economic, political and social impotence vis-a-vis white-dominated society because "African-American men have defined manhood in terms familiar to white men: breadwinner, provider, procreator, protector.
Federalist pulpits denounced Jefferson as an "atheist," "intellectual voluptuary," and procreator of mulatto children at Monticello.
In Hohfeld's terms, (71) this bundled "right" to procreate generally represents for the procreator a cluster of more elemental rights: a liberty to have children (or a lack of a duty not to procreate), a claim-right to the constitutional duty the state owes not to interfere with having children, as well as a constitutional immunity from the state's altering the liberty or claim-right.
For a man to be honorable, he must seek a woman's hand in marriage and fulfill the accepted Christian role as husband: procreator of a new generation of souls and protector of and provider for his wife and children.
Billson reflect some of Collins's concerns by stating that despite the history of racism and discrimination, black men have "defined manhood in terms familiar to white men: breadwinner, provider, procreator, protector" (1).
Not only a procreator, however, she also becomes a poetic creator.
Euripides's Ion could hardly be gay: his aetiological role is that of procreator of Ionians (74-75; 1587-88), and thus he must be heterosexual.
But since they recognized the all-powerful state as its procreator, disillusion with North Vietnamese socialism set in, as early as 1950.
It is a general claim-right, placing a duty on others not to interfere with acts of procreation (a negative right), and a power in the privileged procreator to create and change the legal relations of the prospective child or children.
Why is there no questioning of his own gendered subjectivity and no problematising of the relationship between a man as fertiliser and procreator with the woman as passive receptacle?