Transgender On Screen

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jul 10, 2006 - Social Science - 196 pages
This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background. Focussing on a dozen mainstream films and on shemale Internet pornography, this fascinating study demonstrates the interdependency of our perceptions of transgender and its culturally constructed images.

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About the author (2006)

JOHN PHILLIPS is Professor of French Literature and Culture at London Metropolitan University, UK. He is the author of three books on the Marquis de Sade and two books on twentieth-century French literature. In addition, he has translated two novels, a book of essays on Gilles de Rais and a collection of Sade's letters and diaries.