Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-century Britain (Paperback)Deborah Cohler (author)
Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 22/03/2010
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In late nineteenth-century England, "mannish" women were considered socially deviant but not homosexual. A half-century later, such masculinity equaled lesbianism in the public imagination. How did this shift occur? Citizen, Invert, Queer illustrates that the equation of female masculinity with female homosexuality is a relatively recent phenomenon, a result of changes in national and racial as well as sexual discourses in early twentieth-century public culture.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 23 mm
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