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Performing Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on some of the best-known stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance was ... More


America Is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s

Lee Bernstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833872
eISBN:
9781469604046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898321_bernstein
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and ... More


Sex Problems and Nature's Law

Sos Eltis

in Acts of Desire: Women and Sex on Stage 1800-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691357
eISBN:
9780191751448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691357.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the fin de siècle emergence of the English sex-problem play, directly addressing issues of sexual morality and in particular the sexual double standard. The impact of changes in ... More


Introduction

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introduction sets forth the book’s central argument and establishes the historical, theoretical, and critical context for its case studies. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, ... More


“[ T ]‌his feverish, jealous attachment of Paula’s for Ellean”: Homosocial Desire and the Production of Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on Arthur Wing Pinero’s The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1893) to demonstrate how a seemingly conservative play that met with great success on the fashionable London stage might be ... More


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