Example sentences for: jazzwoman--elevates

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  • A new biography of Billy Tipton--an obscure jazzman who was revealed, only at death, to have been a jazzwoman--elevates its subject into the "pantheon of legendary women who have successfully passed as men" (Holly Brubach, the New York Times Book Review ). Middlebrook, a professor at Stanford, uses Tipton to support the postmodernist contention that gender is a historic construction, but critics mostly wax prurient.

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