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Transvestism, masculinity, and Latin American literature : genders share flesh

Author: Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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By analyzing works by Alejo Carpentier, Jose Donoso, Severo Sarduy and Manuel Puig (author of Kiss of the Spiderwoma n), alongside critical works in gender studies and queer theory,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui
ISBN: 0312294409 9780312294403 0312294417 9780312294410
OCLC Number: 47927648
Description: xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Chronicle of Gender Foretold: Transvestism and the Difficulty of Gender --
Nation and the Scandal of Effeminacy: Rereading Los "41" --
Fashion's Lost Word: Carpentier Writes Woman --
Gender without Limits: The Erotics of Masculinity in El lugar sin limites --
Transvestite and Homobaroque Twirls: Sarduy on the Verge of Reading Structuralism/Psychoanalysis/Deconstruction --
Kissing the Body Politic: Engendering Heterosexuality/Screening the Homosocial.
Responsibility: Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui.
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'A truly exceptional and extraordinarily acute reflection on transvestism and the performance of gender....' - Sylvia Molloy, President of the Modern Language Association & Albert Schweitzer Read more...

 
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