New PDF release: Representing Queer and Transgender Identity: Fluid Bodies in

By Alexandra Gonzenbach Perkins

ISBN-10: 1611488427

ISBN-13: 9781611488425

Fluid Bodies strains the intersections of worldwide circulate with transgender and queer identities from authors and artists of the Hispanic Caribbean. using the subject matter of fluidity and shuttle, Fluid Bodies analyzes novels, picture novels, theatre, and function artwork. those works reveal how transgender and queer our bodies redefine belonging, rather nationwide belonging, via worldwide circulate and neighborhood making practices. via those genres, the textual content follows the circulation of transgender and queer identities from textual areas to areas of the physique. The sluggish circulation from textual content to bodyas it happens in those genresdemonstrates the diversity of representational concepts that dismantle binary readings of gender, sexuality, and nationality.
Transgender visibility is a urgent social factor, and todays transgender second might be a social and political necessity for years yet to come. Of specific value are representations of transgender and/or queer humans of colour. the sector of transgender illustration is growing to be, and Fluid Bodies provides to the visibility of transgender and queer id from the Hispanic Caribbean. by way of investigating the connection among novels, photo novels, theatre, and function paintings, Fluid Bodies emphasizes how every one paintings performs on and opposed to the separation of language and the physique, and the way Hispanic Caribbean authors and artists characterize transgender and queer identification so as to redefine cultural and nationwide belonging in a variety of geographic areas.

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