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Works Consulted for Pantomime & Shadowplay:

Note: Ones with a * I have not read/watched but plan to because they seem interesting/relevant.

Intersex/Gender Studies:


Callahan, G.N. (2009). Between XX and XY: Intersexuality and the Myth of Two Sexes. Chicago Review Press.
Dreger, Alice Domurat (2000). Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex. Harvard University Press.
Fine, Cordelia (2011). Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences. Icon Books Ltd.
Harper, Catherine (2004). Intersex. Berg Publishers.
Hillman, Thea (2008). Intersex (For Lack of a Better Word). Manic D Press.
Mcdougall, Richard (1988). Herculine Barbin: Being the Recently Discovered Memoirs of a Nineteenth Century Hermaphrodite. Random House.


Harrison, Giles (2011). Me, My Sex, and I. London: British Broadcasting Corporation.
Hart, Pheobe (2010). Orchids: My Intersex Adventure. Hartflicker Moving Pictures.*
Porter, Gale & Soomekh, Laleh (2000). XXXY. Berkeley Media.

Organizations & Blogs:

DSD Families
Full-frontal Activism: Intersex and Awesome
Intersex Initiative
Intersex Unicorn
Organization Intersex International in the United States of America


Assael, Brenda (2005). The Circus and Victorian Society. University of Virginia Press.
Daniel, Noel (ed.) (2008). The Circus Book 1870s-1950s. Taschen.
Good Magic. British/Euro Circus/Fairground Slang.
University of Sheffield. National Fairground Archive.
My Pinterest Board: Vintage Circus Photography.
My Pinterest Board: Vintage Circus Posters.

Magicians, Illusions & Spritualism:

Lamont, Peter (2005). The First Psychic: The Peculiar Mystery of a Victorian Wizard. Little, Brown.
Owen, Alex (2004). The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England. University Of Chicago Press.*
Steinmeyer, Jim (2003). Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible and Learned to Disappear. Da Capo Press.
Steinmeyer, Jim; Jay, Ricky; Daniel, Noel (eds.) (2009). Magic: 1400s to 1950s. Taschen.
Steinmeyer, Jim (2005). The Glorious Deception: The Double Life of William Robinson, aka Chung Ling Soo, the “Marvelous Chinese Conjurer”. Da Capo Press.*
Warner, Marina (2006). Phantasmagoria: Spirit Visions, Metaphors, and Media into the Twenty-First Century. Oxford University Press.
My Pinterest board: Vintage Magic Photography.
My Pinterest board: Vintage Magic Posters.

Victorian Medicine & Society:

Alpert, Michael (2004). London 1849: A Victorian Murder Story. Longman Publishing Group.
Bondeson, Jan (1997). A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities. W. W. Norton & Company.*
Eastoe, Jane (2010). Victorian Pharmacy: Rediscovering Home Remedies and Recipes. Pavillion.
Flanders, Judith (2011). The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime. Thomas Dunne Books.*
Wise, Sarah (2004). The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London. Holt McDougal.*

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