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Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Rachel Carroll

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Transgender and the Literary Imagination examines a selection of literary fiction by British, Irish and American authors first published between 1918 and 2000, each text featuring a protagonist (and ... More


Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Julie A. Greenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The term “intersex” evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision is accurate. The millions of people with an intersex condition, ... More


Politically Significant Terms and Philosophy of Language: Methodological Issues

Jennifer Mather Saul and University of Sheffield

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Philosophers of language have tended to focus on examples that are not politically significant in any way. We spend a lot of time analyzing natural kind terms: We think hard about “water” and “pain” ... More


Is It a Girl or Is It a Boy?

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses the processes that are involved in physical sexual differentiation. Topics covered include mechanisms of sexual differentiation, how hormones control sexual development, human ... More


7 Developing Strategies

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the issues discussed in Part III of this book, in particular how to enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition through legal means. This part also ... More


Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Lisa Downing, Iain Morland, and Nikki Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

One of the twentieth century’s most controversial sexologists—or “fuckologists,” to use his own term—John Money was considered a trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian by some, but damned by ... More


Developing Strategies

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the issues discussed in Part III of this book, in particular how to enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition through legal means. This part also ... More


Legal Reinforcement of Gender Norms

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as an introduction to Part II of this book. It provides an overview to the subjects discussed in this part, such as the areas in which the concerns of people with an intersex ... More


The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


3 Legal Reinforcement of Gender Norms

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as an introduction to Part II of this book. It provides an overview to the subjects discussed in this part, such as the areas in which the concerns of people with an intersex ... More


8 The History and Development of the Intersex Movement

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the history of the intersex movement and the development of its goals and strategies. The intersex activist movement was born in 1993, when the Intersex Society of North ... More


Rolling: Grabbing Gears: The Appeal of Constant Motion, Especially to Gay, Black, and Trans Drivers

Anne Balay

in Semi Queer: Stories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469647098
eISBN:
9781469647111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Truckers identify with their vehicle and its motion, and they often connect this to their sexual, gender, or racial embodiment, as well as to their American identity. These logics fuel their ... More


Transgender and the Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Drawing on the insights of leading scholars in the field of transgender studies, the Introduction provides extended consideration of critical and cultural frameworks essential for the project of ... More


Playing the Breeches Part: Feminist Appropriations, Biographical Fictions and Colonial Contexts in Patricia Duncker’s James Miranda Barry (1999)

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines a fictional reconstruction of the life of the Irish-born and Scottish-educated colonial military surgeon James Miranda Barry (c. 1799–1865), whose memory has been irrevocably ... More


Two Beings/One Body: Intersex Lives and Transsexual Narratives in Man into Woman (1931) and David Ebershoff’s The Danish Girl (2000)

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines David Ebershoff’s novel The Danish Girl, a historical fiction based on the life of Lili Elbe (1882–1931), reputed to be one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment ... More


10 Legal Frameworks

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines three potential legal frameworks effectively used by other progressive social justice movements that may be adopted by intersex activists to advance their goals: human rights, ... More


Introduction

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines how the law can enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition. It considers whether legal challenges can be effective in helping the intersex movement achieve its goals. ... More


Legal Frameworks

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines three potential legal frameworks effectively used by other progressive social justice movements that may be adopted by intersex activists to advance their goals: human rights, ... More


Introduction

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines how the law can enhance the lives of people with an intersex condition. It considers whether legal challenges can be effective in helping the intersex movement achieve its goals. ... More


Conclusion

Abigail C. Saguy

in Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers how things have changed in the second half of the Obama administration and under the Trump administration. It shows how transgender rights activists used the politics of coming ... More


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