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Impertinent Decorum: Gay Theatrical Manoeuvres Ian Lucas

Impertinent Decorum: Gay Theatrical Manoeuvres

Ian Lucas

Published December 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780304327959
Hardcover
205 pages
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 About the Book 

Theatrical manoeuvres are the self-conscious and purposeful use of different forms of drama and ritual. This work studies how gay men have adopted theatrical manoeuvres to create, affirm and protect sexual identities. The analysis is based on theMoreTheatrical manoeuvres are the self-conscious and purposeful use of different forms of drama and ritual. This work studies how gay men have adopted theatrical manoeuvres to create, affirm and protect sexual identities. The analysis is based on the practice of gay theatre from Wilde through Orton and Crisp, to Gay Sweatshop and Bloolips, and includes the dynamic activist theatre of groups such as OutRage! and ACT-UP.