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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Adelaide Dallamore defended her household and marriage with physical
violence after her girlfriend ' s irate father and brother tracked them down ,
leading to a ' scrap ' in the street , ' an altercation which ended in blows ' .
Adelaide described ...
The concept of the ' hermaphrodite ' - indeterminate gender displayed in the
physical body - was maintained in popular culture by anatomical museums and
freak shows , commercialised attractions in large cities and at the seaside . The
The new technological , modern concept of changing sex was anchored in the
physical body . British readers heard about sex change much sooner and more
clearly than they heard about lesbianism . The sex change stories are
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