Palatable Poison: Critical Perspectives on the Well of Loneliness

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Notes
1
George Chauncey, “From Sexual Inversion to Homosexuality: Medicine and the Changing Conceptualization of Female Deviance,” Salmagundi 58/69 (1982/1983): 118.
2
Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality, vol. 1, An Introduction, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage, 1990), p. 43. For new contexts for sexology see Lucy Bland and Laura Doan (eds.), Sexology in Culture: Labelling Bodies and Desires (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1998), in which my essay “Transsexuals and the Transsexologists: Inversion and the Emergence of Transsexual Subjectivity” (116–132) maps out the nonhomosexual, transgendered patterns of sexual inversion.
3
Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar, Sexchanges, vol. 2, No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989), p. 220.
4
Esther Newton, “The Mythic Mannish Lesbian: Radclyffe Hall and the New Woman,” pp. 99 and 100 in this volume.
5
Catharine Stimpson, Where the Meanings Are: Feminism and Cultural Spaces (New York: Routledge, 1984), p. 100.
6
This essay draws on material from my book Second Skins: The Body Narratives of Transsexuality (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998) where I analyze the transsexual narrative in more depth.
7
Havelock Ellis, Commentary, p. 35 in this volume.
8
Michael Baker, Our Three Selves: The Life of Radclyffe Hall (New York: William Morrow, 1985), pp. 205–206. Laura Doan's research elucidates that Hall probably intended Ellis's note as book copy.
9
Radclyffe Hall, The Well of Loneliness (1928; reprint, London: Virago, 1982), p. 23. All further references from this text.
10
Havelock Ellis, Studies in the Psychology of Sex, vol. 2, Sexual Inversion (New York: Random, 1936), p. 90.
11
Ellis, Sexual Inversion, pp. 235, 234, 241.
12
Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Psychopathia Sexualis: With Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual Instinct, trans. from the 10th German edition by F. J. Rebman (London: Rebman Ltd., 1901), p. 425.
13
Hubert Kennedy, Ulrichs: The Life and Work of Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Pioneer of the Modern Gay Movement (Boston: Alyson, 1988), p. 56.
14
Leslie Lothstein, Female-to-Male Transsexualism: Historical, Clinical, and

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