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Crossing sex and gender in Latin America

Author: Vek Lewis; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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Signifying "others" or signs of life? This book critically examines the ways in which crossing sex and gender is imagined in key cultural texts from contemporary Latin America. Unlike previous studies, Crossing Sex and Gender in Latin America does not hold that sexually diverse figures are always and only performative or allegorical and instead places the accent on questions of the presence or absence of an account  Read more...
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Lewis, Vek.
Crossing sex and gender in Latin America.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2009053916
(OCoLC)497884503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vek Lewis; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230109964 0230109969 9780230104020 0230104029 9781349288496 1349288497
OCLC Number: 748542689
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents: Thinking Figurations Otherwise: Reframing Dominant Knowledges on Sex/Gender Variance in Latin America --
Grotesque Spectacles: the Janus Face of the State and Gender Variant Bodies in Reinaldo Arenas --
Life is (More than) a Cabaret: Gender Crossing and 'Trans' Signification in Contemporary Cinema from Latin America --
Authorising Subjectivity: Eroticism, Epidemia and the In/validation of Bodies in Pedro Juan Gutǐrrez's El Rey de La Habana and Mario Bellatin's Sal̤n de Belleza --
Trans bodies, Popular Culture and (National) Identity in Crisis: Luis Zapata's La Hermana Secreta de Anǧlica Mar̕a and Mayra Santos-Febres's Sirena Selena Vestida de Pena --
Scandalous Embodiments, Shameful Citizenships: Loca and Travesti Subjectivities in the Work of Pedro Lemebel. Thinking figurations otherwise: reframing dominant knowledges on sex and gender variance in Latin America --
Grotesque spectacles: the Janus face of the State and gender variant bodies in Reinaldo Arenas --
Life is (more than) a cabaret: gender crossing and "trans" signification in contemporary cinema from Latin America --
Authorising subjectivity: eroticism, epidemia and the in/validation of bodies in Pedro Juan Gutiérrez's el Rey de la habana and Mario Bellatin's Salón de belleza --
Trans bodies, popular culture and (national) identity in crisis: Luis Zapata's La hermana secreta de Angélica María and Mayra Santos-Febres's Sirena Selena vestida de pena --
Scandalous embodiments, shameful citizenships: loca and travesti subjectivities in the work of Pedro Lemebel.
Responsibility: Vek Lewis.

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