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Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality
AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: On Transitions -- Changing Bodies, Changing NarrativesPart 1: Bodies1. Judith Butler: Queer Feminism, Transgender, and the Transubstantiation of Sex2. A Skin of One'sExpand
Recent Transgender Theory
Under the Skin of John Updike: Self-Consciousness and the Racial Unconscious
  • Jay Prosser
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language…
  • 1 May 2001
Psoriasis is the structuring principle of John Updike's Self-Consciousness. The condition is also a metaphor for Updike's writings, in their concern with surface and their proliferation. Updike seeksExpand
My Grandfather's Voice: Jewish Immigrants from Baghdad to Bombay
What is it about song that carries our deepest longings—complexities that maybe stories don't catch? My mother and I are listening to a tape she has given me of my grandfather's voice, recorded in ...
The invisible dome and the unbuilt bridge: Contemporary fiction and the mythologies of Ottoman architecture
This essay investigates the representation of sixteenth-century architecture during the Ottoman Empire in Elif Shafak’s The Architect’s Apprentice (2014) and Mathias Enard’s Tell Them of Battles,Expand