Her Husband was a Woman!: Women's Gender-crossing in Modern British Popular Culture
Routledge, 2007 - 192 Seiten
Tracking the changing representation of female gender-crossing in the press, this text breaks new ground to reveal findings where both desire between women and cross-gender identification are understood.
Her Husband was a Woman! exposes real-life case studies from the British tabloids of women who successfully passed as men in everyday life, perhaps marrying other women or fighting for their country. Oram revises assumptions about the history of modern gender and sexual identities, especially lesbianism and transsexuality.
This book provides a fascinating resource for researchers and students, grounding the concepts of gender performativity, lesbian and queer identities in a broadly-based survey of the historical evidence.
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86 None of these reports was particularly long or developed , and unlike the story
of Colonel Barker , might easily have been missed . Neither newspaper pursued
an interest in female homosexuality in the 1930s , though they did develop their ...
The friendship developed and developed , ' [ he ] added , “ and I could probably
tell a story which your worships might not credit , and it has culminated in this
episode . " 122 A few moments later he described it as an “ unhealthy friendship ...
76 Pickering speculates that the genre lost its force during the twentieth century
due to the commercial development of variety , but there is a very limited amount
of research on this period and the fate of older forms as more polished ...
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Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
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