Female Masculinity
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Female Masculinity

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ISBN-13:
9780822322436
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
329
Autor:
Judith Halberstam
Gewicht:
590 g
Format:
236x169x24 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Illustrations; Preface 1.An introduction to female masculinity: Masculinity without men; 2. Perverse presentism: The androgyne, the tribade, the female husband and other pre-twentieth-century genders; 3. "A writer of misfits": John Radclyffe Hall the discourse of inversion; 4. Lesbian masculinity: Even stone butches get the blues; 5. Transgender butch: Butch/FTM border wars and the masculine continuum; 6. Looking butch: A rough guide to butches on film; 7. Drag kings: Masculinity and performance; 8. Raging bull (Dyke): New masculinities Notes; Bibliography; Filmography; Index
Halberstam catalogs the diversity of gender expressions among masculine women from 19th-century pre-lesbian practices to contemporary drag king performances. "Thank goodness for the dashing Judith Halberstam! Her new book is a smart, entertaining, and informed tour of that most threatening of cultural identities: the masculine female. Oh yum!"--Kate Bornstein, author of "My Gender Workbook". 38 photos.