Tag: gender

Gender Perceptions in “My Body”

Shelley Jackson’s My Body — A Wunderkammer is ripe with ideas relating to gender and identity.  She addresses various aspects of femininity/masculinity in a manner which calls our attention to gender binaries. The work ultimately challenges and subverts these binaries, I think — celebrating the body for its flaws and deficiencies as well as its strengths and beauties.   The text,…