Abstract

Manuel Puig’s Kiss of the Spider Woman challenges the critical understanding of male femininity and homosexuality. I argue that the privileging of homosexuality has meant that the study of femininity has been insufficient; as such, this essay draws on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s notion of “effeminophobia” and studies Molina’s femininity.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1925-5683
Print ISSN
0027-1276
Pages
pp. 71-87
Launched on MUSE
2014-10-01
Open Access
No
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