Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2018

288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474414661

Bookseller Code (06)

Transgender and The Literary Imagination

Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Rachel Carroll

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • First full length study of the representation of transgender characters in twentieth century literary fiction
  • Essential overview of key critical issues for the analysis of transgender representation in literary fiction, informed by contemporary cultural debates
  • Original readings of a selection of fiction by British, Irish and American authors, including Angela Carter, Patricia Duncker, David Ebershoff, Jackie Kay and George Moore
  • Original readings of award-winning film adaptations, Albert Nobbs (2011) and The Danish Girl (2016)