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Vested Interests : Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety.

Author: Marjorie Garber
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the bold claim, ""There can be no culture without the transvestite, "" Marjorie Garber explores the nature and significance of cross-dressing and of the West's recurring fascination with it. Rich in anecdote and insight, Vested Interests offers a provocative and entertaining view of our ongoing obsession with dressing up--and with the power of clothes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garber, Marjorie.
Vested Interests : Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Garber
ISBN: 9781136615788 1136615784
OCLC Number: 829461977
Description: 1 online resource (499 pages)
Contents: Cover; Vested Interests : Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety; Copyright; Contents; Picture Credits; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Clothes Make the Man; I: Transvestite logics; 1. Dress Codes, or the Theatricality of Difference; 2. Cross-dress for Success; 3.the Transvestite's Progress; 4. Spare Parts: the Surgical Construction of Gender; 5. Fetish Envy; 6. Breaking the Code: Transvestism and Gay Identity; II: Transvestite Effects; 7. Fear of Flying, or W h y Is Peter Pan a Woman?; 8. Cherchez la Femme: Cross-Dressing in Detective Fiction; 9. Religious Habits. 10. Phantoms of the Opera: Actor, Diplomat, Transvestite, Spy11. Black and White T V : Cross-Dressing the Color Line; 12. The Chic of Araby: Transvestism and the Erotics of Cultural Appropriation; 13. The Transvestite Continuum: Liberace-Valentino-Elvis; Conclusion a tergo: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf in Bed; Notes; Index.

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Beginning with the bold claim, ""There can be no culture without the transvestite, "" Marjorie Garber explores the nature and significance of cross-dressing and of the West's recurring fascination with it. Rich in anecdote and insight, Vested Interests offers a provocative and entertaining view of our ongoing obsession with dressing up--and with the power of clothes.

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