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The changing room - Sex, drag and theatre.

£14.99

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Used, good condition, ex-library copy so usual marks and stamps.

The answers to these questions  and much, much more  are to be found in The Changing Room , which traces the origins and variations of theatrical crossdressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: * tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and ChineseTibet * the gender-bending elements of Greek and early Christian religion * the homosexual appeal of the boy actor on the traditional stage of China, Japan and England * the origins of the dame comedian, the principal boy, the glamour drag artiste and the male impersonator * artists such as David Bowie, Boy George, Charles Ludlam, Dame Edna Everage, Lily Savage, Candy Darling, Julian Clary and the New York Dolls. Lavishly illustrated with unusual and rare pictures, this is the first ever cross-cultural study of theatrical transvestism. It is a must for anyone interested in cross-dressing, theatre, and gender. This book has been a library book.

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Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
248x190x36
EAN-13:
9780415159869
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415159869
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
540
Publisher:
FU00

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Used, good condition, ex-library copy so usual marks and stamps.

The answers to these questions  and much, much more  are to be found in The Changing Room , which traces the origins and variations of theatrical crossdressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: * tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and ChineseTibet * the gender-bending elements of Greek and early Christian religion * the homosexual appeal of the boy actor on the traditional stage of China, Japan and England * the origins of the dame comedian, the principal boy, the glamour drag artiste and the male impersonator * artists such as David Bowie, Boy George, Charles Ludlam, Dame Edna Everage, Lily Savage, Candy Darling, Julian Clary and the New York Dolls. Lavishly illustrated with unusual and rare pictures, this is the first ever cross-cultural study of theatrical transvestism. It is a must for anyone interested in cross-dressing, theatre, and gender. This book has been a library book.

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
248x190x36
EAN-13:
9780415159869
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415159869
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
540
Publisher:
FU00

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