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  Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Beyond Binaries: Critical Approaches to Sex and Gender in Early America

Beyond the Binaries in Early America: Special Issue Introduction

pp. 459-468

Sex and “Unsex”: Histories of Gender Trouble in Eighteenth-Century North America

pp. 469-499

From The Scarlet Letter to Stonewall: Reading the 1629 Thomas(ine) Hall Case, 1978–2009

pp. 500-523

Making Meaningful Bodies: Physical Appearance in Colonial Writings

pp. 524-547

Fair Bosom/Black Beard: Facial Hair, Gender Determination, and the Strange Career of Madame Clofullia, “Bearded Lady”

pp. 548-575

“Indescribable Being”: Theological Performances of Genderlessness in the Society of the Publick Universal Friend, 1776–1819

pp. 576-600

Consecrated Merchants and Midnight Criers: Commercial Evangelicalism and a Jazz Theory of Gender Distinctions in Nineteenth-Century America

pp. 601-625

Cherokee “Two Spirits”: Gender, Ritual, and Spirituality in the Native South

pp. 626-651

Transgender Identity at a Crossroads: A Close Reading of a “Queer” Story from 1857

pp. 652-665

Consider the Source: The Man Who Thought Himself a Woman

pp. 666-678

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