Staging Gay Lives by John M. Clum
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Staging Gay Lives
By John M. Clum

Staging Gay Lives

An Anthology of Contemporary Gay Theater

Edited by See other recent books by John M. Clum
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $94.99
Your Price: $85.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.27 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Staging Gay Lives by John M. Clum

Book Description

Created for general and scholarly audiences alike, this volume offers ten of the best recent plays by and about gay men, all of which have been successfully produced and critically acclaimed in the United States and England. The playwrights, who reflect multicultural origins ranging from Anglo to African American and Latino, have crafted powerful and insightful depictions of the roles gay men play in gender politics.Each play is explosive, politically and socially relevant, and enlightening, whether it be Martin Sherman's much-praised A Madhouse in Goa or the avante-garde Pomo Afro Homos' Dark Fruit. The first to offer such a diversity of voices, this collection also crosses generational borders. Included are two of the first and most important modern gay playwrights--Martin Sherman and Peter Gill--as well as exciting younger dramatists who have emerged in the "gay nineties."Illustrating the sexual politics and events that have swirled through mainstream society since the Stonewall rebellion in the 1960s--AIDS, homophobia, transgendering, discrimination, violence--these plays offer essential and direct articulation of the human lives involved. Each of these plays in its own unique way deeply investigates the pain, sorrow, joy, and beauty of being gay in a predominantly heterosexual world.

Buy Staging Gay Lives book by John M. Clum from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780813325057
ISBN-10: 0813325056
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 31mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 19-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author John M. Clum

Drama of Marriage by John M. Clum Drama of Marriage, Hardback (December 2011)

A study of performances and depictions of marriage by gay playwrights in contemporary British and American drama.

» View all books by John M. Clum


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Staging Gay Lives book by John M. Clum and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - John M. Clum

John M. Clum is professor of English at Duke University and author of Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by John M. Clum close
Drama of Marriage by John M. Clum
» close