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Cosplay, Cuteness, and Weiniang: The Queered of Male Cosplayers as “Fake Girls”

Shih-chen Chao

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This paper analyzes gender performativity in the form of cross-dressing cuteness through cosplaying by a popular male-cosplaying-female fan group “Ailisi Weiniang Tuan (Alice Cos Group)” based in ... More


Emma Frost, the White Queen: Superpowers as the Performance of Gender

Richard Reynolds

in Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Initially a ruthless and hypersexualized operative for the Hellfire Club, Emma Frost has transformed into a core member and leader of the X-Men. Frost engages with the world on her own terms, ... More


Introduction

Peta Mayer

in Misreading Anita Brookner: Aestheticism, Intertextuality and the Queer Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620597
eISBN:
9781789629927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter establishes connections between Brookner’s novels A Friend from England (1987), A Misalliance (1986), Brief Lives (1990), Undue Influence (1998), Falling Slowly (1999) and Hotel du Lac ... More


Masculinity

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Since the 1980s masculinity, more specifically ‘hegemonic masculinity’ has been a focal point of gender and sexuality discourses. The short story writings of Mantel, Hislop, and most particularly, ... More


From Beefcake to Cheesecake

Sharon Mazer

in Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle, Second Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826862
eISBN:
9781496826626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826862.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The presence of women in the arena—as “girl” wrestlers, managers, etc.—is bound up in conventionally eroticized ideas of female power, the sale of her performance conflated simultaneously with male ... More


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