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Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
...Rob Hardin Fistic Hermaphrodites The scarab beetle lay on a tiny operating table until the rain-dotted surfaces of the boulevard appeared, slow-dancing to idiotic show tunes. Lines between sidewalk squares deepened to cracks, and if they won't crack, force them. They want to...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... I GENDER AT LOSS Interrogating Hermaphroditism in Sixteenth-Century Spain In 1546 Elena de Cespedes was born a female and a slave in Alhama de Granada. At age sixteen, however, her body was transformed into that of a...
Published: 26 February 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384472-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8447-2
... chapter 5 Androgynous Doubling and Hermaphroditic Anxieties: Bibbiena’s La calandria o Women are more changeable. —boccaccio, Decameron Doctors promote themselves shamelessly, making exorbitant claims about their...
Published: 22 July 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382171-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8217-1
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... hermaph- roditism (later known as intersexuality) remained relatively uncommon, in part because the technological capacity to intervene, especially at birth, was limited. Unable to change the hermaphroditic body, medical investigations focused instead on attempting to understand and classify it. These...
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By Pete Sigal
Published: 01 November 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9486-0
... and Xiuhtecuhtli 150 35. Itzpapalotl 154 36. A woman sacrificed 165 37. The colotl, a scorpion 173 38. A curing ceremony 187 39. Titlacauan 192 40. The sodomite 196 41. The hermaphrodite 201 42. Prognostication related to adultery 211 43. The alhuiani, a pleasure woman 226 ...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... individuals with intersex conditions. Their protocols, which incorporated both biological and psy- chological variables, represented a radical departure from earlier work on hermaphroditism and intersexuality, which had been dominated by sciences such as genetics, embryology, clinical medicine, and...
Published: 21 October 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... in hermaph- roditism (later known as intersexuality) remained relatively uncommon, in part because the technological capacity to intervene, especially at birth, was limited. Unable to change the hermaphroditic body, medical investigations focused instead on attempting to understand and classify...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
..., xiii, 248-62, 265- Bisexuality, 217, 230-31; intersexuality, 67 245 n·4 Almodovar, Pedro, 237 Blanco, Jose Joaquin, 63, 71 Althusser, Louis, 266 Blasco, Francisco Javier, 200 Androgyny. See Hermaphroditism Body...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
..., imposed a clearcut distinction even though in biomedical terms such a distinc• tion has long been known not to exist." 10 The claim here is that the technolo• gies of sex change have produced only the latest conditions in the increasing medicalization of hermaphrodites that now, because of the...
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By Katrina Karkazis
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
.... ‘‘ ‘Corrective’ Surgery Unnecessary Johns Hopkins Magazine, February, 6–7. 1997. ‘‘Spare the Knife, Study the Child Ob.Gyn. News 32: 14–15. 1998. ‘‘Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Politi- cal Activism glq: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies 4 (2): 189–211. Chen K. L...
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By Bernice L. Hausman
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
..., terminological codes, 24 Women, and the Rest of Us, 195-99 Baudrillard, Jean, 189, 191, 193 Brown-Sequard, Charles-Edouard, 26-27 Bayer, Leona: "Pseudo-Hermaphroditism," Bullough, Vern, 3 87 Bullough, Vern, and Bonnie Bullough, II7...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... Juke family. Casper found complete hypospadias and crookedness of the mem- ber in a habitual pederast; Hoffman identified the latter characteris- 24 tic in another pederast. According to Tardieu, hermaphrodites and those without testicles frequently commit crimes against...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... butcher’s broom, Ruscus acu- leatus. He is growing the hermaphrodite butcher’s broom from seed, and has a plant, either male or female, from an old garden in Athens, Georgia, where it makes a hedge more than 200 feet long. I think this is the form that is generally grown in southern...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
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By Bernice L. Hausman
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
..., 285-88). 2 "Hermaphroditism" is the older term for what is now clinically defined as "intersexu• ality." The word "hermaphrodite" usually implies a Iningling or coexistence of the two sexes, while "intersexuality" suggests a stage between the two sexes. "Intersexuality" was...
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By Didier Eribon
Published: 16 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385493-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8549-3
... or hermaphroditic animals, like snails, ‘‘which cannot be fertilised by themselves, but can by other hermaphrodites’’ (rtp, 2:653). Consequently, we can see that this theory of interior inversion—of (given that it is really the desire of a ‘‘woman’’ for a man) the...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... I GENDER AT LOSS Interrogating Hermaphroditism in Sixteenth-Century Spain In 1546 Elena de Cespedes was born a female and a slave in Alhama de Granada. At age sixteen, however, her body was transformed into that of a...
Published: 26 December 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8933-0
... / Roots, 2005 242 RICHARDS 1. Paul Strand, Sleeping Man, Makola Market, Accra, Ghana, 1963 251 2. Nandipha Mntambo, Stepping into Self and Purge, both 2005 268 3. Churchill Madikida, Blood on My Hands, 2004 269 4. Steven Cohen, Chandelier, 2001–2 270 5. Nicholas Hlobo, Hermaphrodite...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... (e) fetishism 29 — ( f ) acquired sexual inversion 8 2 ( g) exhibitionism, rape, etc. 26 — congenital sexual inversion: (a) psychical hermaphroditism 5 1 (b) homosexuality 19 3 (c) effeminization and masculinization 8 2 (d) androgyny and ginandria 1 2...