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Femininity played straight : the significance of being Lesbian

Author: Biddy Martin
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Femininity Played Straight traces the changing relationships of lesbianism and feminist theory from the late 1970s to the present, arguing for accounts of sexuality, gender and subjectivity that make  Read more...


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Named Person: Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault; Michel Foucault
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Biddy Martin
ISBN: 0415916801 9780415916806 041591681X 9780415916813
OCLC Number: 34116224
Description: x, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Hobo, the Fairy, and the Quarterback --
Ch. 2. Extraordinary Homosexuals and the Fear of Being Ordinary --
Ch. 3. Sexualities Without Genders and Other Queer Utopias --
Ch. 4. Sexual Practice and Changing Lesbian Identities --
Ch. 5. Teaching Feminist Theory --
Ch. 6. Lesbian Identity and Autobiographical Difference[s] --
Ch. 7. Feminist Politics: What's Home Got to do with It? / Biddy Martin and Chandra Talpade Mohanty --
Ch. 8. Feminism, Criticism and Foucault --
Ch. 9. Feminist Metaphysics: A Critique of Mary Daly's Gyn/Ecology.
Responsibility: Biddy Martin.
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"Martin's eccentric use of the body as "drag"... is wittily set against the queer privileging of transgender identification." -- Sue-Ellen Case, Signs

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