Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality


SKU: 9780231109352
Author: Prosser, Jay
Publication Date: 04/07/1998
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Examining the powerful drive that leads men and women literally to shed their skins gubarand — in mind and body — to cross the boundary of sex, Prosser argues that sex change is, at best, a narrative — thus transsexuals make for adept and absorbing authors.