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androgyne

(ăn′drə-jīn′)
n.
An androgynous individual.

androgyne

A person who does not fit into either traditional male or female gender roles or stereotypes, but leans slightly towards the male end of the balance.

androgyne

(ăn′dră-jīn″) [″ + gyne, woman]
A female pseudohermaphrodite.
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Sexual unity is, in fact, 'reconstituted masculinity' where the female becomes male: 'the androgyne myth is not antiquity's answer to androcentrism; it is but one manifestation of it.
All of these texts are mythic or ritual enactments of the "myth of the primal androgyne," and as such simply reinstate the metaphysics of substance, the split between the Universal Mind and Disavowed Body, which constitutes a reinstatement of masculinism .
Les couples de chamanes constituaient une autre illustration de la complementarite des << troisieme genres >> hommes et femmes ; et, au sein de tels couples, on constatait une tendance a transmettre leur profil androgyne a leurs enfants dans une proportion plus grande que la moyenne des autres couples, et cela, independamment du sex-ratio familial.
Busst, "The Image of the Androgyne in the Nineteenth Century", en Romantic Mythologies, Ian Fletcher, ed.
Sara Freidrichsmeyer, The Androgyne in Early German Romanticism, Peter Lang, Nueva York/Bern/Frankfurt am Main, 1983.
And their fate is sealed in much the same manner as in Goethe since, as is stressed throughout: 'The androgyne, with its dyadic oscillation between masculinity and femininity, properly belongs to pre-oedipal sphere of the imaginary and indeed cannot survive in the triangulated world of Bildung and socialization' (p.
In the works of several of Rabelais's contemporaries of a Platonizing or Evangelical bent, Des Periers, Heroet, Marguerite de Navarre, the Androgyne is figured under the influence of Ficino as a soul, made in the image of God, drawn toward God, searching for its "semblable," the image of God in which it was made.
Aneau's Androgyne is flanked by Moses who is there as author of Genesis 2:24: "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh.
These two attitudes--the celebration of procreation and the virulent condemnation of sodomy--come together around a most unlikely site, the figure of the Androgyne in Aristophanes' speech.
La nouvelle Eve de Tournier, androgyne, done l'absolu retrospectif et prospectif, s'inscrit a la fois dans le passe et dans l'avenir: c'est un ideal pour un troisieme millenaire toujours dependent du temps fabuleux des commencements.
Ce caractere androgyne de l'ecriture d'un bon nombre de nos poetes montre que les annees 1990 sont marquees, en Ontario, par un besoin de transformation sociale, de verite reconnaissant la pluralite des realites ou les identites femme et homme ne seront plus percues comme antagonistes, mais plutot comme les facettes mal definies d'un meme organisme, inherentes, complementaires et agissant pour le bienetre non seulement de l'individuel mais aussi du collectif.