Girls will be boys ; cross-dressed women, lesbians, and American cinema, 1908-1934

"Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Katharine Hepburn all made lasting impressions with the cinematic cross-dressing they performed onscreen. What few modern viewers realize, however, is that these seemingly daring performances of the 1930s actually came at the tail end of a long wave of... Ausführliche Beschreibung

1. Verfasser:
Verfasserangabe: Laura Horak
Format: Buch
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: New Brunswick; New Jersey; London: Rutgers University Press, [2016]
Enthält: Introduction
Part 1. Cross-dressed women as American ideals (1908-1921)
Moving picture uplift and the female boy
Cowboy girls, girl spies, and the homoerotic frontier
Intermezzo codes of deviance (1892-1914)
Cultural hierarchy and the detection of sexual deviance in a Florida enchantment (1894 and 1914)
Part 2. The emergence of lesbian legibility (1921-1934)
Enter the lesbian: cosmopolitanism, trousers, and lesbians in the 1920s
The lesbian vogue and backlash against cross-dressed women in the 1930s
Conclusion
Appendix: U.S. films featuring cross-dressed women, 1895-1934
Introduction
Part 1. Cross-dressed women as American ideals (1908-1921)
Moving picture uplift and the female boy
Cowboy girls, girl spies, and the homoerotic frontier
Intermezzo codes of deviance (1892-1914)
Cultural hierarchy and the detection of sexual deviance in a Florida enchantment (1894 and 1914)
Part 2. The emergence of lesbian legibility (1921-1934)
Enter the lesbian: cosmopolitanism, trousers, and lesbians in the 1920s
The lesbian vogue and backlash against cross-dressed women in the 1930s
Conclusion
Appendix: U.S. films featuring cross-dressed women, 1895-1934
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