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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It was the Sunday press which first opened up a mass market for newspaper
readership in the late nineteenth century , and by the interwar years many daily
papers adopted similar sensational and human - interest content . The intense ...
A couple of newspapers reported the problem of how to register Wood ' s death ,
since her female name was unknown . ... passing women , the newspaper stories
suggest that effective masculine identity over a period of time was established ...
In later years , perhaps as her health deteriorated or because the supply of
students declined , Harry Lloyd was driven to doing odd jobs around Enfield :
selling newspapers , delivering bills for tradesmen , and selling tea and cakes in
the local ...
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