Three Plays by Mae West: Sex, the Drag, the Pleasure Man

Three Plays by Mae West: Sex, the Drag, the Pleasure Man

by Lillian Schlissel, Mae West
     
 

Mae West, wise-cracking vaudeville performer, was one of the most controversial figures of her era. Rarely, however, do people think of Mae West as a writer. In Three Plays By Mae West, Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored part of West's career to the fore by offering for the first time in book form, three of the plays West wrote in the

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Mae West, wise-cracking vaudeville performer, was one of the most controversial figures of her era. Rarely, however, do people think of Mae West as a writer. In Three Plays By Mae West, Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored part of West's career to the fore by offering for the first time in book form, three of the plays West wrote in the 1920s—Sex (1926), The Drag (1927) and Pleasure Man (1928). With an insightful introduction by Schlissel, this book offers a unique look into to the life and early career of this legendary stage and screen actress.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415909334
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,489,435
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.54(d)

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