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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Journalists constantly used the language of the theatre to discuss the sensation
of the passing woman . The tone of presentation , in their repeated claims of
uniqueness and ' remarkable features ' , compares to the hard sell of fairground ...
Rose Edith Smith , it transpired , was a theatre attendant from Vauxhall . ... 14
Theatrical terminology signalled that cross - dressing was to be judged by the
tenets of the theatre – the skill of the performance , the success of the pose , the ...
The theatrical gender - crosser acted out different kinds of sexualised characters
and situations and appealed in a number ... This was an issue facing the music
hall as it modernised into self - styled ' variety theatre ' , controlled by big
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Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
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