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Crossing sex and gender in Latin America / Vek Lewis
Bib ID 4978070
Format BookBook
Author
Lewis, Vek
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 
271 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9780230104020
0230104029
Full contents
  • Thinking figurations otherwise: reframing dominant knowledges on sex and gender variance in Latin America
  • Grotesque spectacles: the Janus face of the State and gender variant bodies in Reinaldo Arenas
  • Life is (more than) a cabaret: gender crossing and "trans" signification in contemporary cinema from Latin America
  • Authorising subjectivity: eroticism, epidemia and the in/validation of bodies in Pedro Juan Gutiérrez's el Rey de la habana and Mario Bellatin's Salón de belleza
  • Trans bodies, popular culture and (national) identity in crisis: Luis Zapata's La hermana secreta de Angélica María and Mayra Santos-Febres's Sirena Selena vestida de pena
  • Scandalous embodiments, shameful citizenships: loca and travesti subjectivities in the work of Pedro Lemebel.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-264) and index.

Subjects Latin American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.  |  Latin American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.  |  Transgender people in literature.  |  Gender identity in literature.  |  Motion pictures -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.  |  Motion pictures -- Latin America -- History -- 21st century.  |  Transgender people in motion pictures.  |  Gender identity in motion pictures.

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