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Gertrude Stein's transmasculinity

Author: Christine E Coffman
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Edinburgh scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book views Gertrude Stein's life and writings through the lens of transgender theory. Reframing earlier scholarship that falsely assumes that Stein's masculinity was a misogynist manifestation of self-hatred, Chris Coffman argues that her gender was transmasculine and affirms her masculinity as a vital force in her life and work. This book uses Stein's writings--and others' literary and visual texts about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coffman, Christine E.
Gertrude Stein's transmasculinity.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018410343
Named Person: Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Coffman
ISBN: 9781474438117 1474438113 9781474438124 1474438121 1474449697 9781474449694
OCLC Number: 1038016121
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 342 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction : Gertrude Stein's transmasculinity --
1. Seeing Stein's masculinity --
2. Reading Stein's genders : multiple identifications in the 1900s --
3. Reading Stein's genders : transmasculine signification in the 1910s and 1920s --
4. Visual economies of queer desire in 'The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas' --
5. Picasso's Stein / Stein's Picasso : Cubist perspective / masculine homosociality --
6. 'Torquere' : Stein's and Hemingway's queer relationality --
7. Stein, Van Vechten and Modernism's queer gaze --
Coda : Gertrude Stein icon.
Series Title: Edinburgh scholarship online.
Responsibility: Chris Coffman.


This book argues that Gertrude Stein's gender can best be described as 'transmasculine'  Read more...


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