Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama / Edition 1

Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama / Edition 1

by John M. Clum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231075111

ISBN-13: 9780231075114

Pub. Date: 07/01/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

-Traces the evolution of gay themes in drama from the subtexts of the early twentieth century to the flung-open closet doors. -The Washington Post  See more details below

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-Traces the evolution of gay themes in drama from the subtexts of the early twentieth century to the flung-open closet doors. -The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231075114
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Series:
Between Men - between Women
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Bodies and Taboos
Ch. 1Seeing Gay3
Ch. 2AIDS Drama: Displacing Camille39
Pt. 2Codes and Closets
Ch. 3Closet Pederasts85
Ch. 4American Dreams139
Pt. 3Staging "A Culture That Isn't Just Sexual"
Ch. 5Dramatizing Gay Male History197
Ch. 6Fashioning a Gay Self245
Ch. 7Celebrating Our Gaze279
Epilogue325
Notes329
Annotated List of Resources361
Index373

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