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Vested interests : cross-dressing & cultural anxiety

Author: Marjorie B Garber
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: Penguin social sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cites the recurrence of transvestite theatre through different eras and cultures, arguing that the transvestite reiterates the theatre's underlying problem of representation. By examining the varied  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie B Garber
ISBN: 0415900727 9780415900720 0140179291 9780140179293
OCLC Number: 23973969
Description: xiii, 443 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction List of Plates Part One: 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: Transvestitism and Gay Identity Part Two: Transvestite Effects 7. Fear of Flying or Why 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, Spy 11. Black and White TV: Cross-Dressing the Colour Line 12. The Chic of Araby: Transvestitism and the Erotics of Cultural Appropriation 13.The Transvestite Continuum: Liberace-Valentino-Elvis Conclusion a tergo : Red Riding Hood and the Wolf in Bed.
Series Title: Penguin social sciences.
Responsibility: Marjorie Garber.
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