The Queer Encyclopedia of Music  Dance  and Musical Theater

The Queer Encyclopedia of Music Dance and Musical Theater


  • Author : Claude Summers
  • Publisher : Cleis Press Start
  • Release Date : 2012-04-24
  • Genre: Performing Arts
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781573448758


The Queer Encyclopedia of Music Dance and Musical Theater Book Description :

Aficionados of music, dance, opera, and musical theater will relish this volume featuring over 200 articles showcasing composers, singers, musicians, dancers, and choreographers across eras and styles. Read about Hildegard of Bingen, whose Symphonia expressed both spiritual and physical desire for the Virgin Mary, and George Frideric Handel, who not only created roles for castrati but was behind the Venetian opera's preoccupations with gender ambiguity. Discover Alban Berg’s Lulu, opera’s first openly lesbian character. And don’t forget Kiss Me Kate, the hit 1948 Broadway musical: written by Cole Porter, married though openly gay; directed by John C. Wilson, Noël Coward's ex-lover; and featuring Harold Lang, who had affairs with Leonard Bernst...

The Queer Encyclopedia of Film and Television

The Queer Encyclopedia of Film and Television


  • Author : Claude Summers
  • Publisher : Cleis Press Start
  • Release Date : 2012-04-24
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781573448826


The Queer Encyclopedia of Film and Television Book Description :

From Hollywood films to TV soap operas, from Vegas extravaganzas to Broadway theater to haute couture, this comprehensive encyclopedia contains over 200 entries and 200 photos that document the irrepressible impact of queer creative artists on popular culture. How did Liberace’s costumes almost kill him? Which lesbian comedian spent her high school years as “the best white cheerleader in Detroit?” For these answers and more, fans can dip into The Queer Encyclopedia of Film, Theater, and Popular Culture. Drawn from the fascinating online encyclopedia of queer arts and culture, www.glbtq.com — which the Advocate dubbed “the Encyclopedia Brittaniqueer” — this may be the only reference book in which RuPaul and Jean Cocteau jostle for space....

Queering the Popular Pitch

Queering the Popular Pitch


  • Author : Sheila Whiteley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781136093708


Queering the Popular Pitch Book Description :

Queering the Popular Pitch is a new collection of 19 essays that situate queering within the discourse of sex and sexuality in relation to popular music. This investigation addresses the changing debates within gay, lesbian and queer discourse in relation to the dissemination of musical texts -performance, cultural production and sexual meaning - situating music within the broader patterns of culture that it both mirrors and actively reproduces. The collection is divided into four parts: queering borders queer spaces hidden histories queer thoughts, mixed media. Queering the Popular Pitch will appeal to students of popular music, Gay and Lesbian studies. With case studies and essays by leading popular music scholars it provides insightful discourse i...

Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures

Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures


  • Author : George Haggerty
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135585136


Encyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures Book Description :

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts

The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts


  • Author : Claude J. Summers
  • Publisher : Cleis Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781573441919


The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts Book Description :

Assembled by the editors of glbtq.com, the online encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender art, music and popular culture, this print version of the popular reference to gay life and culture includes more than two hundred entries. Original....

Rent
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Rent


  • Author : Jonathan Larson
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1557837376


Rent Book Description :

(Applause Libretto Library). Finally, an authorized libretto to this modern day classic! Rent won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as well as four Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score for Jonathan Larson. The story of Mark, Roger, Maureen, Tom Collins, Angel, Mimi, JoAnne, and their friends on the Lower East Side of New York City will live on, along with the affirmation that there is "no day but today." Includes 16 color photographs of productions of Rent from around the world, plus an introduction ("Rent Is Real") by Victoria Leacock Hoffman....