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

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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 Satan -- Pets of the Restoration -- Princes in petticoats -- Crime in fluffy ruffles -- Pink garters for Thepsis' sock -- The boy with the "Mona Lisa" smile. ; Facsimile of the 1928 original.

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Identifier
pr76f348s
Collection
Rare Books
Institution
Transgender Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Bulliet, Clarence Joseph
Contributor(s)
King, Alexander
Publisher
Bonanza Books
Date Issued
1956
Dates Covered
1609
Dec. 30, 1903
1632
1476
1739
1601
1614
Nov. 30, 1783
1808
Jun. 1923
1621
Jul. 15, 1982
Sep. 2, 1600
1699
1611
1805
1919
1750
1603
1660
1504
1701
1926
1775
1622
1908 to 1909
Oct. 1647
Dec. 15, 1601
Genre
Books
Subject(s)
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
Places
Illinois > Cook County > City of Chicago > Chicago
China
Japan
England > Greater London > London
Germany
Île-de-France > Paris
Attica > Nomarchía Athínas > Athens
Russia
Spain
Greece
Latium > Rome
Vienna > Inner city
Veneto > Venice
Topic(s)
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
Resource Type
Text
Language
English
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