Gender Play in Mark Twain: Cross-Dressing and Transgression

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Twain "troubled gender" in much of his otherwise traditional fiction, depicting children whose sexual identities are switched at birth, tomboys, same-sex married couples, and even a male French painter who impersonates his own sister and becomes engaged to another man. Morris examines and interprets Twain's exploration of characters who transgress gendered conventions while tracing the degree to which themes of gender disruption interact with other themes, such as his critique of race, his concern with death in his classic ...

Gender Play in Mark Twain: Cross-Dressing and Transgression 2011, University of Missouri Press, Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780826219633

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Gender Play in Mark Twain: Cross-Dressing and Transgression 2007, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826217592

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