Critique Humanities Nonfiction Theater/Play

Transgender Cinema (Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture)

Book review: Transgender Cinema, by Rebecca Bell-Metereau is a volume in the Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture series. A media studies professor at Texas State University, Dr. Bell-Metereau has attempted to provide a critical overview of the portraits of transgender people in (mainly American) films, ranging from the early days of silent cinema to…

Classics Critique Essay History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Poetry Theater/Play Theory

My Words to Victor Frankenstein Above the Village of Chamounix – Performing Transgender Rage

The following work is a textual adaptation of a performance piece originally presented at “Rage Across the Disciplines,” an arts, humanities, and social sciences conference held June 10-12, 1993 at California State University, San Marcos. The interdisciplinary nature of the conference, its theme, and the organizers’ call for both performances and academic papers inspired me…