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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 311–316.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kadin Henningsen Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations . Chess Simone . New York : Routledge , 2016 . 196 pp. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Much scholarship in early modern studies has...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Ezra Horbury Abstract The early modern fairy is a long ignored transgender figure. This article presents a transhistoricist analysis of how a range of “transgender” concepts manifest in the early modern literary imagination—instabilities, transformations, ambiguities, or indeterminacies in sex and...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 485–505.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Emily Rose Abstract This article discusses how a trans-disciplinary exploration of two translations from French and Spanish to English of two early modern transgender memoirs could create a new angle on the translation of trans identity. Translation equals manipulation and the power to re-present...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Asato Ikeda Abstract Should we discuss practices around sex and sexuality in early modern Japan as a distinct, foreign phenomenon entirely unique to the period and culture, or can we somehow draw a genealogy and create a trans-historical narrative that ends with today's LGBTQ+ culture? These...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
... relations. In the name of progress and achievement—that is, modernization as a historical and chronopolitical norm—the dictatorship governed both state and market according to the binary of repression/consent, which is based partly on the state monopoly over violence, torture, and the ideological...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 August 2020
... One only becomes an egg in retrospect, when one has hatched, and the chick has emerged. So I remember being told, in the very early part of my transition, that I had been, until now, an egg, and—as powerfully rooted in a belief in latency as I found myself—I resented it deeply, this unlovely shadow of...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 443–455.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jun Zubillaga-Pow Abstract Based on the critical concept of trans*aesthetics, the author examines the aesthetic agency of photography and photographs of and for trans* women living in two iconic periods within the history of modern Singapore, namely, the early 1980s and early 2010s. He prioritizes...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 574–588.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kai Pyle Abstract This article analyzes archival and oral records of Ojibwe and Plains Cree words for Two-Spirit people to show the continuity between historical and modern Two-Spirits. In the face of appropriation of historical Two-Spirits by both cisgender and transgender non-Indigenous people...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
... rural folk, women, enslaved people, indigenous people, itinerants, and the mad. In the early modern period, enthusiasm denoted religious extremism marked by bodily experiences (visions, hearing voices, and other sensations of the supernatural), as well as individual inspiration from supernatural...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 209–226.
Published: 01 May 2015
... civilization. Freud describes Darwin's theory of the structure of early societies as patriarchal—there is a violent and jealous father who keeps all the females for himself and drives away his sons as they grow up. But, Freud says, this Darwinian system must have, at some stage, developed into the modern form...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 654–661.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Dina Al-Kassim Abstract Casting off from the deployment of sexuality under modern biopolitics, the emergent subjectivities knitted between same-sex players and transexuals in Iran reveal networks of affiliation and fantasy best disclosed by psychoanalytic listening. Jean Laplanche's reworking of...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 565–577.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Maxe Crandall; Selby Wynn Schwartz Abstract This article explores the performance practices of Sean Dorsey, modern dance's first out transgender choreographer, in order to consider one embodied strategy for staging transgender histories. Utilizing extant LGBTQ archives, and then collecting oral...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 606–620.
Published: 01 November 2018
... black trans life in this early twentieth-century framework of racial plasticity. Indeed, none of Young's “modern” medical procedures were undertaken. Instead of a rehearsal of surgical laparotomy or plastic surgeries, Young published a short biography of this person's life, including an abridged...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to early endocrinological understandings of ovarian or testicular grafting as a means of rejuvenation, or of intersex conditions as the origins of both homosexuality and gender variance, as belonging to the prehistory of transsexuality. The article understands “prehistory” not as the stable...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 378–393.
Published: 01 August 2018
... significant complication for the rigid military conscription system, given that most trans women in their early twenties—the time when most will be drafted into service—have yet to change their legal gender identification. As the military's definition of one's anatomical makeup is the key criterion for...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 650–665.
Published: 01 November 2015
... personal and public narrations of embodiment, identity, and nation in the United States in the early twentieth century. While Cook's annotation is concerned with narrating the gender transgression of a body that did not yet exist under the sign of “trans*,” this essay's counterarchival methodology treats...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ausma Bernotaite; Lukas Berredo; H.c Zhuo Abstract The trans movement in mainland China is at its early stages and rapidly growing. Particularly in the past two years, there has been a strong rise in trans activism and advocacy. There have been more trans individuals willing to be publicly visible...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the process of peer review. The submissions to the open-call general issues continue to grow exponentially, as do the leadership and editorial direction of the journal. This issue features authors whose work engages topics within trans Latinx studies, the early modern...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 658–685.
Published: 01 November 2018
... perspective, and to understand how the texts themselves propose alternative ways of understanding gender. Early modern French materials present theories of gender that call into question bigendered ways of organizing the world. This is particularly striking because of the way in which everything is gendered...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 333–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
... early modern speakers, such as the seventeenth-century transgender memoirists discussed by Emily Rose in this issue, had no technocratic world-language system upon which to ground such concerns of linguistic propriety, writing as they did prior to the large-scale modern invention of monolingualism in...