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|Description:||viii, 224 p. ; 23 cm.|
|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.
|Responsibility:||edited by James Fisher.|
"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.
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- American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- Homosexuality in literature.
- Gay men in literature.
- Lesbians in literature.
- Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism.
- Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Homosexualität <Motiv>
- American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
- Gay men in literature
- Gays' writings, American -- History and criticism
- Geschichte -- 1969-2007
- Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
- Homosexuality in literature
- Lesbians in literature
- Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century