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Gynaikeion (Thomas Heywood)

This1624 English medical text recounts a story of a 2nd century Athenian woman who cross-dresses to become a surgeon.

LHMP entry

In considering various types of transgressive cross-dressing (e.g., for theatrical purposes), Schleiner begins by looking at some literary models available within that context that focus around logistical gender disguise.

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