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082 04 306.76/8092|223 
100 1  Dillon, Michael,|d1915-1962,|eauthor. 
245 10 Out of the ordinary :|ba life of gender and spiritual 
       transitions /|cMichael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka ; edited and 
       with an introduction by Jacob Lau and Cameron Partridge. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bFordham University Press,|c2017. 
300    1 online resource. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  Foreword / by Susan Stryker -- Editors' Note -- "In His 
       Own Way, In His Own Time" : an Introduction to Out of the 
       Ordinary -- Author's Introduction -- Part I: Conquest of 
       the Body -- Birth and Origins -- The Nursery -- Schooldays
       -- Oxford -- War -- The Darkest of Days -- Part II: 
       Conquest of the Mind -- Medical Student -- Resident 
       Medical Officer -- Surgeon M.N. -- On the Haj -- Round the
       World -- Interlude Ashore -- Last Voyage -- Imji Getsul. 
520    "Now available for the first time--more than 50 years 
       after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/
       Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist 
       monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, 
       and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to
       male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 
       1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here
       at last is Dillon/Jivaka's extraordinary life story told 
       in his own words. Out of the Ordinary captures Dillon/
       Jivaka's various journeys--to Oxford, into medicine, 
       across the world by ship--within the major narratives of 
       his gender and religious journeys. Moving chronologically,
       Dillon/Jivaka begins with his childhood in Folkestone, 
       England, where he was raised by his spinster aunts, and 
       tells of his days at Oxford immersed in theology, classics,
       and rowing. He recounts his hormonal transition while 
       working as an auto mechanic and fire watcher during World 
       War II and his surgical transition under Sir Harold 
       Gillies while Dillon himself attended medical school. He 
       details his worldwide travel as a ship's surgeon in the 
       British Merchant Navy with extensive commentary on his 
       interactions with colonial and postcolonial subjects, 
       followed by his 'outing' by the British press while he was
       serving aboard The City of Bath. Out of the Ordinary is 
       not only a salient record of an early sex transition but 
       also a unique account of religious conversion in the mid-
       twentieth century. Dillon/Jivaka chronicles his gradual 
       shift from Anglican Christianity to the esoteric spiritual
       systems of George Gurdjieff and Peter Ouspensky to 
       Theravada and finally Mahayana Buddhism. He concludes his 
       memoir with the contested circumstances of his Buddhist 
       monastic ordination in India and Tibet. Ultimately, while 
       Dillon/Jivaka died before becoming a monk, his novice 
       ordination was significant: It made him the first white 
       European man to be ordained in the Tibetan Buddhist 
       tradition. Out of the Ordinary is a landmark publication 
       that sets free a distinct voice from the history of the 
       transgender movement"--Provided by publisher. 
600 00 Lobzang Jivaka,|d1915-1962. 
600 10 Dillon, Michael,|d1915-1962. 
600 10 Dillon, Michael,|d1915-1962|xTravel. 
650  0 Transgender people|vBiography. 
650  0 Female-to-male transsexuals|vBiography. 
650  0 Surgeons|zGreat Britain|vBiography. 
650  0 Merchant marine|zGreat Britain|vBiography. 
650  0 Buddhist monks|zIndia|zLadākh|vBiography. 
650  0 Mahayana Buddhism. 
650  0 Self-actualization (Psychology) 
655  4 Electronic books. 
655  7 Electronic books.|2local 
655  7 Biography.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423686 
700 0  Lobzang Jivaka,|d1915-1962. 
700 1  Lau, Jacob,|eeditor. 
700 1  Partridge, Cameron,|eeditor. 
710 2  JSTOR|eissuing body. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aDillon, Michael, 1915-1962.|tOut of the 
       ordinary.|bFirst edition.|dNew York : Fordham University 
       Press, 2017|z9780823274802|w(DLC)  2016027581
830  0 Books at JSTOR All Purchased 
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       stable/10.2307/j.ctt1f114zg|zConnect to ebook (University 
       of Melbourne only) 
990    JSTOR purchased ebook 
990    Batch Ebook load (bud2) - do not edit, delete or attach 
       any records. 
991    |zNEW  2017-05-26 
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