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  1. Venus Castina: Famous Female Impersonators: Celestial and Human (Facsimile Edition)

    Collection: Rare Books
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Bulliet, Clarence Joseph
    Date: 1956
    Topics: Amazons, Bible, Christianity, Circumcision, Crossdressers, Drag, Drag queens, Eroticism, Femininity, History, Homophobia, Judaism, Masculinity, Music, Mythology, Passing, Poets, Psychology, Sexuality, Sportspersons, Theatre, Transphobia, Visual arts
    Subject: Abbé de Choisy, Antoine Francois Derues, Bernard S. Talmey, Farinelli, Freud, Girolamo Crescentini, Havelock Ellis, Julian Eltinge, Julius Caesar, King Charles II, Leonardo da Vinci, Memories of the Kaiser's Court, Michelangelo, Oscar Wilde, Penal Code of 1889, Queen Elizabeth I, Raphael de la Chapelle, Secret Life of the Kaiser, Shakespeare, The Dark Ages, Witches' Sabbath, World War I
    Description: Contents: At the shrine of Venus Castina --The hero in woman's dress -- Achilles. Hercules, Samson -- The gods in fine laces -- Love of the philosophers -- Orgy of the Caesars -- Versatility of Sat...