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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The tone of presentation , in their repeated claims of uniqueness and '
remarkable features ' , compares to the hard sell of fairground buskers and the
talking up of acts on the music hall or variety stage by the compère . In the
Gender - crossing on stage and in film Newspaper accounts of women ' s cross -
dressing continued to be understood in the context of male impersonation in
wider forms of 1930s mass entertainment such as variety theatre . But the
Traditional blackface minstrelsy continued to be a ubiquitous form in British
variety after the First World War , providing comic characters and sentimentalism
both in revue and at seaside concert parties . 76 Pickering speculates that the
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Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
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