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Queen for a day

Marcia Ochoa

Queen for a day

transformistas, beauty queens, and the performance of femininity in Venezuela

by Marcia Ochoa

  • 148 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beauty contestants,
  • Femininity,
  • Transsexuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMarcia Ochoa
    SeriesPerverse modernities / a series edited by Judith Halberstam and LIsa Lowe, Perverse modernities
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ77.95.V4 O24 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 282 pages
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27164120M
    ISBN 100822356112, 0822356260
    ISBN 109780822356110, 9780822356264
    LC Control Number2014000755
    OCLC/WorldCa869552409

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    Queen For A Day. likes. Queen For A Day is A Formal Boutique located in Downtown Kingsport selling new and gently used consignment formal wear.5/5. Queen for a Day ~ A Short Story by Allen Kopp The year is and Mrs. Thelma Caswell has applied to go on the TV show Queen for a Day. That’s the show where four contestants, all women, go in front of a studio audience and tell their unhappy stories. Delivery is everything because.

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Read More. Ina spanish version aired. This existential circus of irony is the inspiration for Maxine Rosaler’s QUEEN FOR A DAY (Delphinium Books; June 5, ), which examines imperfect women living under enormous pressure.

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