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Romanic Review (2015) 106 (1-4): 125–143.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Nathan D. Brown Copyright © 2015 The Trustees of Columbia University 2015 Nathan D. Brown CURIOUS SAVAGES: CULTURAL TRANSVESTISM, IDENTITY, AND NEW FRANCE IN ALAIN-RENE LESAGE'S LES AVANTURES DE MONSIEUR ROBERT CHEVALIER, DIT DE BEAUCHENE ~~Voici un sauvage curieux que je vous amene. Sans...
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Romanic Review (2006) 97 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of an eclectic selection of foreign and local, Inasculine and fenlinine elelnents. The author as a transvestite is a trope that Pancrazio uses to establish the connection between transvestism and autobiography as a crucial elenlent of Carpentier's fiction. In his analysis of Carpentier's last and ill-fanled...
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Romanic Review (2022) 113 (2): 293–299.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the threshold of social and historical visibility,” except when punished or given a public platform in complex forms of transvestism. I think Guynn’s bravura last chapter shows in granular detail the power that the medieval wife could wield not only over her husband but over the male players who wanted...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (1-2): 127–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the explicit nature of homoeroticism in Fable (1971)1 and Passacaille (1969), the play of transvestism and transsexualism in Baga (1958) and Architruc (1961), and the aristocratic homosexuality of the "gentlemen" in L'Inquisitoire (1962), as well as the more or less explicit homosexuality of all the" masters...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (1-2): 81–110.
Published: 01 January 2012
...-dress into monks' habits to make their approach. While this Inca transvestism can be read many ways (as a homoerotic gesture, as a simple disguise to gain entry, as imitation of nuns, etc it is clear that Calancha was figuring indigenous sexuality as an armament in the Inca's efforts to conquer...
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Romanic Review (2010) 101 (4): 765–779.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Emma's moral decline. Despite the apparent contrast between her boldness and Flaubert's prim discourse, the text hints that Emma's sexual habits-euphemistically classed as "sans pudeur"-may correlate in their unconventionality to the visible improprieties of smoking and transvestism. Here we observe...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 203–221.
Published: 01 January 2019
... that they should collaborer, but in a gesture symbolic of gender indifferentiation, she lights a cigarette, unable to work without smoking (229). Smoke, like dictated language, emerges not from her nose, but her mouth. Both represent acts of cultural transvestism, associated with a barely containable...
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Romanic Review (2019) 110 (1-4): 223–246.
Published: 01 January 2019
... was the masculine foil to Bernhardt s carefully orchestrated femininity . . . e ven when Bernhardt flirted with transvestism, she continued to cultivate her female allure (Ockman, Was She Magnificent 47). 11 Louis Verneuil dates this practice as starting in the 1890s, no exact date given. 234 Sharon Marcus...
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Romanic Review (2013) 104 (3-4): 253–274.
Published: 01 May 2013
... strategies: reading through and at transvestism (7). CHRISTINE DE PIZAN'S QUEER CRITIQUE OF MISOGYNY 265 emasculates male texts so that they are dominated utterly by her and by the imagined female readership whom she addresses. She strips misogynist texts bare and prevents them from speaking for themselves...
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Romanic Review (2014) 105 (3-4): 293–317.
Published: 01 May 2014
... describes transvestism and gender play rather than physiological hermaphrodism, much of the historical context linking the novel to cultural representations of doubtful sex remains unexplored I argue that Gautier's famous novel shares narrative elements with contemporaneous medical case histories while...