Feminine Masculinities: Scientific and Literary Representations of "Female Inversion" at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

@article{Breger2005FeminineMS,
  title={Feminine Masculinities: Scientific and Literary Representations of "Female Inversion" at the Turn of the Twentieth Century},
  author={Claudia Breger},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={106 - 76}
}
  • C. Breger
  • Published 26 January 2006
  • Art
  • Journal of the History of Sexuality
76 I would like to thank Julian Carter and the anonymous reviewers for JHS, whose suggestions were tremendously helpful in further developing the initial draft of this paper. I would also like to thank Kate Brooks for her help with smoothing out my English prose and translating the German quotes. Of course, I am responsible for all remaining problems. 1For an account of these complex discursive topographies see Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Epistemology of the Closet (Berkeley, 1990), 83–90. 2My… 

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