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Vested Interests: Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety

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"Vested Interests" focuses on the relationship between the aesthetic and the existential, from Shakespeare to Peter Pan and "M. Butterfly", from transsexual surgery and societies for transvestites and transsexuals, to Madonna, Michael Jackson, and even Elvis. Garber establishes that transvestism, far from being a marginal and socially deviant practice, in fact makes culture possible by marking the entrance to the symbolic. Citing the recurrence of transvestite theatre throughout different eras and cultures, Garber views the ...

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Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety
1997, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415919517

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Vested Interests: Cross Dressing and Cultural Anxiety
1993, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780060975241

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Vested Interests: Cross-dressing and Cultural Anxiety
1993, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140179293

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Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety
1991, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415900720

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