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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25 The News of the World in particular trod a thin line between respectability and
salaciousness in its long - standing ... and was seen as slightly more respectable
; it was offered , for example , as more suitable reading for young people .
41 Charlie was assessed on her successful interactions with other men , and on
the comparative respectability of her version of working - class masculinity .
Heterosexual relationships with women were also vital to establishing manliness
Both the popular Sunday press and the music halls trod a thin line between the
claim to respectability and the attractions of vulgarity . This was an issue facing
the music hall as it modernised into self - styled ' variety theatre ' , controlled by
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Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
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