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Queering Body and Sexuality: Leslie Cheung’s Gender Representation in Hong Kong Popular Culture1

Natalia Sui-hung Chan

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter re-contextualizes Leslie Cheung's (sudden) suicide in light of Cheung's cross-dressing gender performativity, his “bisexuality”/“androgyny” and “intersexuality”, and the polarizing ... More


‘Tampering with the Expected Sequence’: Heterochrony and Sex Change in Orlando

Daniel Aureliano Newman

in Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reads the fantastical sex-change and longevity in Woolf’s Orlando in relation to contemporary experiments on the genetic and developmental determination of sex, notably the concept of ... More


“Forms So Attenuated That They Merge into Normality Itself”: Alexander Lipschütz, Gregorio Marañón, and Theories of Intersexuality in Chile, Circa 1930

Kurt MacMillan

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores Chile's contributions to sexual science in the late 1920s and early 1930s by focusing on the case of a twenty-two-year-old woman who was found to possess what appeared to be a ... More


Ireland and Sapphic Journalism between the Wars: A Case Study of Urania (1916–40)

Karen Steele

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the Irish dimension of the bi-monthly (later tri-annual) periodical Urania (1916-1940) through a focus on the influence of Eva Gore-Booth (1870-1926). Gore-Booth’s editorial ... 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


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


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