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The ‘Golden Age of Woman’

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reconstruction of the female body and beauty, and considers how classical and modern imagery manufactured sexuality and gender ideals for women. Investigating women's claims ... More


The Difficulty of Difference

Man-Fung Yip

in Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390717
eISBN:
9789888390397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390717.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Eschewing a reductive reading, this chapter considers the complex and often ambivalent gender politics associated with the woman warrior figures—or nüxia, meaning literally “female knights-errant”—in ... More


Gender Insubordination: (Un)Familiar Butch Desire

Aneeta Rajendran

in (Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the link between gender displays and transgression. Some gender presentations can visibly disrupt the seamless translation of maleness into masculinity and femaleness into ... More


Maintaining Female Power through Male Style Dance

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores some of the ways female dancers, as well as the mostly male musicians who accompany them, are maintaining and making cultural space for the expression of women's magnetic female ... More


Ambiguities in Family, Community, and Public Spaces

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the particular practices performed by tombois in relation to socially significant others across household, community, and public spaces. It considers what moments and by what ... More


Female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek thought

Walter Duvall Penrose

in Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199533374
eISBN:
9780191747069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533374.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The ancient Greeks perceived courage, intelligence, independence, and loyalty as manly characteristics. When exhibited such traits, they were labeled masculine. In traditional Athenian thought, women ... More


Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Deborah Cohler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In late nineteenth-century England, “mannish” women were considered socially deviant but not homosexual. A half-century later, such masculinity equaled lesbianism in the public imagination. How did ... More


Around 1918: Gender Deviance, Wartime Nationalism, and Sexual Inversion on the Home Front

Deborah Cohler

in Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the British cultural anxieties and political instabilities during the Great War that produced the first widespread public linkages between representations of female masculinity ... More


Butch Bodies, Big Drums: Queering North American Taiko

Angela K. Ahlgren

in Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199374014
eISBN:
9780199374052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199374014.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter contends that performances by the all-women’s taiko group Jodaiko highlight the intersectional nature of identity for the queer Asian, Asian American, and Asian Canadian women who make up ... More


Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity and Courage in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature

Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199533374
eISBN:
9780191747069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533374.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Did the Amazons of antiquity exist? During the 1980s, while classicists were denying the veracity of the Amazon myth in the West, Soviet archaeologists were digging up bodies of women warriors. ... More


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