You Have Not What You Ought: Gender and Corporeal Intelligibility in Henry Fielding’s The Female Husband

Oct. 1, 2010

[1] Eighteenth-century court records and periodicals provide glimpses of the bodies of women who cross-dressed and married other women, the so-called female husbands whose bodies challenged emergent categories of sex, gender, and sexuality. Mary East, a woman who identified herself as James How for most of her adult life, lived... Read more »