Still Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jun 17, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 364 pages
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Still Acting Gay is a revision and expansion of Clum's celebrated book, Acting Gay. The book focuses on the relationship between American and British dramas written by and about gay men and the changing gay culture those plays reflect, from the carefully enforced closet to liberation politics to AIDS to the qualified security of the present. Still Acting Gay chronicles the transition of the gay man as subject for sensational melodrama to creator of many of the most powerful and celebrated plays of the late 20th century.

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John M. Clum is professor of English and professor of the practice of drama at Duke University. His most recent book is Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture. He is also a playwright, whose play Randy's House has been produced in a number of theaters, and a director of more than 60 professional and university productions.

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