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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This research on educated and bohemian women focuses especially on their
creation of a sense of sexual identity in ... crossing , the exploration of sexual
subjectivity , among other questions in the history of sexuality , will be
Audiences could enjoy filling the gaps with sexual meanings as they pleased , at
various levels of sophistication . ! How far can we extend this concept to the
newspaper readership , to make an analogy between stage innuendo and the
use of ...
shift away from the classic British tradition of gender masquerade , towards a
style of reporting which signals sexuality more explicitly . The 1930s gigolos
protect the respectability of the British cross - dresser by displacing sexual
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masculinity gender relations and
Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
the gigolo and cosmopolitanism
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