- "This biographical study of three late nineteenth-century French writers looks at how transgender identities were expressed and understood before the modern category of transgender existed. At once construed as oddities and celebrated for their accomplishments, archaeologist and explorer Jane Dieulafoy (1851-1916), art critic Marc de Montifaud (1845-1912), and novelist and playwright Rachilde (1860-1953) defied the available terms for women who challenged gender norms. The book uses the contemporary lens of transgender to examine the fascinating and very different life stories of these overlooked historical figures, while introducing us to their writing and photography"-- [Provided by publisher]
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 08, 2020).
- 1 online resource
- HQ77.7 .M47 2020eb
- 9781503612358 (electronic book)
150361235X (electronic book)
9781503606739 (hardcover) [Invalid]
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Other Control Numbers:
- EBC6130877 (source: MiAaPQ)
[Unknown Type]: ybp301152785