Transvestism, masculinity, and Latin American literature : genders share flesh (Book, 2002) []
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Transvestism, masculinity, and Latin American literature : genders share flesh

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

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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