Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America

Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America

by Sarah Schulman

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ISBN-13: 9780822322641
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publication date: 09/24/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sarah Schulman is an award-winning playwright, novelist, and non-fiction writer. She is the author of seven novels, including After Delores, People in Trouble, Rat Bohemia, and, most recently, Shimmer, and the nonfiction work My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life during the Reagan/Bush Years. A longtime activist, Schulman was one of the first members of ACT UP in New York and a co-founder of the Lesbian Avengers. Over the past twenty years she has contributed to numerous publications, including the Village Voice, the Nation, the New York Times, Gay Community News, and Interview. A recipient of the 1997 Stonewall Award, Schulman lives in New York City.

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Martin Duberman

Stagestruck establishes beyond cavil the gross colonization by yuppie straight America of all that is special about gay life. -- Author of In White America and Stonewall

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lexie13m-b on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Stage Struck: Theater, Aids, and the Marketing of Gay America is about exactly what the title says. It is the story of how Sarah Schulman attempted to publisize the idea of Rent plagerizing her book People in trouble. It also talks about the false information provided to the public by Rent. This false information has to do with homosexuality and the fight against AIDS. I suggest those who enjoy reading about legal struggles or those who enjoyed the musical Rent to read this book.