Lovesick: Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925 by Laurence Senelick

By Laurence Senelick

This quantity makes on hand a global number of performs, from Britain, the united states, Germany, France and Russia, offering a necessary and engaging source for someone attracted to the theatre tradition of this period.
Lovesick brings jointly six performs, each one with person introductions, together with an writer biography and a construction heritage. The editor presents a contextual advent to the amount supplying important information regarding the ancestry of homosexual theatre and queer performance.
The anthology unearths how 'sexual deviance' made its manner into the drama of this time, and likewise how gay playwrights used comedian or lyrical units that allows you to have a good time a 'superior sensibility'.

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