Cruising the performative: interventions into the representation of ethnicity, nationality, and sexuality

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Indiana University Press, 1995 - Art - 259 pages
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Born in 1942, Sue-Ellen Case earned her Bachelor and Master degrees at San Francisco State University before obtaining her Ph.D. at Berkeley. In 1990, after teaching drama at the University of Washington, Case joined the staff at the University of California, Riverside, as an English professor. Case's groundbreaking book, Feminism and Theatre, discusses radical and materialist feminism and its place in feminist theatre. Some of Case's other books include Divided Home/Land: Contemporary German Women's Plays and The Domain-Matrix: Performing Lesbian at the End of Print Culture. Case also edited and wrote the forward to the book, Split Britches, which traces the history of the world's first and most important lesbian-feminist theater company. The book won the Lambda Literary Award for Drama in 1996.

Philip Brett (1937-2002) was Distinguished Professor of Musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to dozens of scholarly editions of English Renaissance music and pioneering articles in a wide variety of fields, he is author of" Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes "and coeditor of "Queering the Pitch: The New Gay and Lesbian Musicology, Cruising the Performative: Interventions into the Representation of Ethnicity, Nationality, and Sexuality, and Decomposition: Post-Disciplinary Performance". George Haggerty is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside.