Crossing the Stage : Controversies on Cross-Dressing book cover
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Crossing the Stage
Controversies on Cross-Dressing

Edited By

Lesley Ferris

ISBN 9780415062695
Published December 6, 1993 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

Crossing the Stage brings together for the first time essays which explore cross-dressing in theatre, cabaret, opera and dance. The volume contains seminal pieces which have become standard texts in the field, as well as new work especially commissioned from leading writers on performance.
Crossing the Stage is an indispensable sourcebook on theatrical cross-dressing. It will be essential reading for all those interested in performance and the representation of gender.

Table of Contents

Contributors include: Jean E Howard, Peggy Phelan, Laurence Senelick, Lynn Garofola, Alison Soloman

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`Lesley Ferris's lively collectin of ten diverse essays is a welcome addition to the growing number of academic studies around the theme, ... Theatre Research Intl