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"We will be citizens" : new essays on gay and lesbian theatre, edited by James Fisher

Label
"We will be citizens" : new essays on gay and lesbian theatre
Title
"We will be citizens"
Title remainder
new essays on gay and lesbian theatre
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Fisher
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A dozen essays--by a range of established scholars and performing artists on issues in post-1969 American gay and lesbian theatre and drama--cover playwrights, millennial dramatists, and actors while exploring the history of gay-themed theatre and drama, the breadth of stage roles, and the dramatic representation of homosexual characters"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.93353
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.H66
LC item number
W49 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fisher, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • Homosexuality in literature
  • Gay men in literature
  • Lesbians in literature
  • Gays' writings, American
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Theater
Label
"We will be citizens" : new essays on gay and lesbian theatre, edited by James Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction /James Fisher -- From tolerance to liberation: gay drama in the mainstream from Torch song trilogy and The normal heart to Angels in America, Love! valour! compassion! and Take me out / James Fisher -- Mainsteam theatre, mass media, and the 1985 premiere of The normal heart: negotiating forces between emergent and dominant ideologies / Jacob Juntunen -- "Not just any woman": Bradford Louryk, a legacy of Charles Ludlam and the ridiculous theatre for the twenty-first century / Sean F. Edgecomb --- Mamet, homophobia, and Chicago politics / Charles Eliot Mehler -- No tragedy: queer evil in the metaphysical comedies of Nicky Silver / Jordan Schildcrout -- Gay and lesbian theatre for young people or the representation of "troubled youth" / Manon van de Water and Annie Giannini -- Crossing the border: Irish drama and the queer American character / David Cregan -- Lisa Kron: facing and placing lesbian identity on New York stages / Leslie Atkins Durham -- The last gay man: Raised in captivity and Hurrah at last / Robert F. Gross -- The soundplay's the thing: a formal analysis of John (aka Lypsinka) Epperson's queer performance texts / Robert F. Gross -- The soundplay's the thing: a formal analysis of John (aka Lypsinka) Epperson's queer performance texts / Joe E. Jeffreys -- The (fe)male gays: split britches and the redressing of dyke camp / Paul Menard -- "Ladies and gentlemen, people die": the uncomfortable performances of Kiki and Herb / James Wilson
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780786434183
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044264
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2040980-01umb_inst
  • 2049652
  • (OCoLC)263498033
Label
"We will be citizens" : new essays on gay and lesbian theatre, edited by James Fisher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction /James Fisher -- From tolerance to liberation: gay drama in the mainstream from Torch song trilogy and The normal heart to Angels in America, Love! valour! compassion! and Take me out / James Fisher -- Mainsteam theatre, mass media, and the 1985 premiere of The normal heart: negotiating forces between emergent and dominant ideologies / Jacob Juntunen -- "Not just any woman": Bradford Louryk, a legacy of Charles Ludlam and the ridiculous theatre for the twenty-first century / Sean F. Edgecomb --- Mamet, homophobia, and Chicago politics / Charles Eliot Mehler -- No tragedy: queer evil in the metaphysical comedies of Nicky Silver / Jordan Schildcrout -- Gay and lesbian theatre for young people or the representation of "troubled youth" / Manon van de Water and Annie Giannini -- Crossing the border: Irish drama and the queer American character / David Cregan -- Lisa Kron: facing and placing lesbian identity on New York stages / Leslie Atkins Durham -- The last gay man: Raised in captivity and Hurrah at last / Robert F. Gross -- The soundplay's the thing: a formal analysis of John (aka Lypsinka) Epperson's queer performance texts / Robert F. Gross -- The soundplay's the thing: a formal analysis of John (aka Lypsinka) Epperson's queer performance texts / Joe E. Jeffreys -- The (fe)male gays: split britches and the redressing of dyke camp / Paul Menard -- "Ladies and gentlemen, people die": the uncomfortable performances of Kiki and Herb / James Wilson
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780786434183
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008044264
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2040980-01umb_inst
  • 2049652
  • (OCoLC)263498033

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