Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender, and Performance

Notes

Draws on the experiences and expertise of a wide range of lesbian practitioners and theorists to explore the impact and influences of sexuality and gender on performance.

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Editor Nina Rapi, Maya Chowdhry
Publisher Routledge
ISBN 978-1560231080
Reference P3953
Date 1998
Type Publication

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