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Title Gender and sexual fluidity in 20th century women writers : switching desire and identity / Lesley C. Graydon.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2021.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 186 pages).
Series Interdisciplinary research in gender
Interdisciplinary research in gender.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Lesley C. Graydon, Ph.D.,is an educator, writer, and therapist. She has taught at City College, Hunter College, Bronx Community College, and New York City College of Technology. She also leads workshops, groups, and has a private practice. She has the honour of being awarded the first Ph.D. interdisciplinary concentration in LGBTQ/ Sexuality Studies in the United States. Her alumnis include Simon Fraser University, City College, and The Graduate School and University Center of The City University of New York.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 30, 2020).
Subject American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Gender identity in literature.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Queer theory.
United States.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents "Thinking sex:" presentation, representation, and manifestation; an unveiling -- Hidden spaces and the switch: Gertrude Stein does man-space and girl pink -- Theory must be doing: Jeanette Winterson, Eileen Myles and Kathy Acker switch in the spaces and language of non-normative identities and desires -- Memoir, girl and teen-hood -- the body and deviancy in Kathy Acker, Anne Carson, and Sappho -- Concluding possibilities for switching: gender, sex, and identity freedom.
Summary "This book analyses 20th century writers who traffic in queer, non-normative, and/or fluid gender and sexual identities and subversive practices, revealing how gender and sexually variant women create, revise, redefine, and play with language, desires, roles, the body, and identity"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: Graydon, Lesley, 1969- Gender and sexual fluidity in 20th century women writers Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2020. 9780367439156
Other Title Gender and sexual fluidity in twentieth century women writers