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Lobdell, Bambi L., 1956-
A strange sort of being : the transgender life of Lucy Ann/Joseph Israel Lobdell, 1829-1912 / Bambi L. Lobdell
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2012
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 Browsing/1st Flr  HQ77.8.L63 L63 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Lobdell, Lucy Ann, b. 1829
Subject(s) Transgender people -- United States -- Case studies
Transsexuals -- United States -- Case studies
Lesbians -- United States -- Case studies
Gender identity -- United States -- Case studies
Queer theory
Physical Description vii, 231 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "Some do call me a strange sort of being" -- The singing teacher of Bethany -- The queer couple -- "A man in all that the name implies"
Summary "After leaving home, Lucy Ann Lobdell moved to the frontier, married a woman, and lived for sixty years as a man named "Joe." Although twentieth-century scholars have labeled her a lesbian, this study incorporates queer theory, analysis of stories about Lucy and Joe, and Lobdell's own writings to reveal that he was actually a transgendered man"--Provided by publisher
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