Straight Acting: Popular Gay Drama from Wilde to Rattigan

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Between the trials of Oscar Wilde in the 1890s and the beginnings of legal reforms in the 1960s, the West End stage was dominated by the work of gay playwrights. Many of their plays, such as Private Lives , Blithe Spirit and The Deep Blue Sea are established classics and continue to inform our culture. In this fascinating book, covering both familiar and lesser-known works, Sean O'Connor examines the legacy of Wilde as a playwright and as a gay man, and explores in the works of Somerset Maugham, Noel Coward and Terence ...

Straight Acting: Popular Gay Drama from Wilde to Rattigan 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474288279

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Straight-Acting: Popular Gay Drama from Wilde to Rattigan 1998, Cassell, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780304328666

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