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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on two incomes , as Jessie went out to work in domestic service as a daily help .
... 951 In the stories just discussed , passing women performed working - class
masculinity based on a combination of physical appearance , competence at the
We have seen that passing women were admired for their capacity to perform
types of masculinity which seem highly conservative – the kind of respectable
masculinity expected of the responsible working - class and lower middle - class
39 These kinds of shows increasingly shifted to become part of summer
entertainment at the developing working - class seaside resorts such as New
Brighton , Southend - on - Sea and Blackpool . Waxworks shows , phrenologists
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masculinity gender relations and
Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
the gigolo and cosmopolitanism
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