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A strange sort of being : the transgender life of Lucy Ann/Joseph Israel Lobdell, 1829-1912

Author: Bambi L Lobdell
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
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"After leaving home, Lucy Ann Lobdell moved to the frontier, married a woman, and lived for sixty years as a man named "Joe." Although twentieth-century scholars have labeled her a lesbian, this study incorporates queer theory, analysis of stories about Lucy and Joe, and Lobdell's own writings to reveal that he was actually a transgendered man."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Lucy Ann Lobdell; Lucy Ann Lobdell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bambi L Lobdell
ISBN: 9780786448050 0786448059
OCLC Number: 759050066
Description: vii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "Some do call me a strange sort of being" --
The singing teacher of Bethany --
The queer couple --
"A man in all that the name implies" --
Appendix A. Narrative of Lucy Ann Lobdell, the female hunter of Delaware and Sullivan Counties, N.Y. --
Appendix B. Lunacy testimonials --
Appendix C. Wise's "Case of sexual perversion" --
Appendix D. Excerpts from The history of Meeker County.
Responsibility: Bambi L. Lobdell.

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"After leaving home, Lucy Ann Lobdell moved to the frontier, married a woman, and lived for sixty years as a man named "Joe." Although twentieth-century scholars have labeled her a lesbian, this study incorporates queer theory, analysis of stories about Lucy and Joe, and Lobdell's own writings to reveal that he was actually a transgendered man."--Provided by publisher.

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