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Drag : a history of female impersonation in the performing arts / Roger Baker with contributions by Peter Burton and Richard Smith
Bib ID 538108
Format BookBook
Author
Baker, Roger
 
Description Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1994 
xi, 284 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0814712533
0814712541 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Pt. I. The Rise and Fall of the Female Impersonator. 1. Out of the Chancel, Into the Street. 2. No Place for a Lady. 3. Acting Style and the Sound of Juliet. 4. Swinging Arden. 5. Onnagata and Tan. 6. Western Approaches. 7. The Male Actress Takes Early Retirement
  • Pt. II. Fantasies, Fairies and Follies. 1. Diplomats in Dresses. 2. Squalling Cats. 3. Shame in the Ladies' Morgue. 4. The Things that Are Done by a Nun. 5. Amateurs
  • Pt. III. The Rise and Rise of the Drag Queen. 1. Enter Pursued by Laughter. 2. Dames by the Dozen. 3. All Legs and Limelight. 4. Glamour Girls and Terrifying Termagants. 5. Hollywood and Bust. 6. Frock Tactics.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-270) and index.

Subjects Impersonation -- History.  |  Female impersonators.
Other authors/contributors Burton, Peter, 1945-

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