chapter  9
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120 YEARS OF MALE CROSS-DRESSING AND SEX-CHANGING IN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE

WithPeter Farrer

Towards the end of the last century there was a marked increase in the number of male characters appearing in female guise in English and American fiction. This occurred at all levels of taste and readership, from a popular novel such as A Florida Enchantment (1891b),1 to erotica such as Gynecocracy (1893).