Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama

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Columbia University Press, 1992 - Drama - 317 pages
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Clum (English and theater, Duke U.) examines 20th-century American and British plays that revolve around gay men, including those by Noel Coward, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, Harold Pinter, and Peter Shaffer. He considers the representation of bodies and acts, the closet dramas between 1930 and 1968, and recent works portraying a culture that has to do with more than sex.--Annotation Book News, Inc., Portland, Ore.

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This first major study of homosexuality in modern plays conducts a whirlwind survey of texts from Marlowe's Edward II to Finn's Falsettoland , centering on modern English and American drama. Clum's ... Read full review

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