En Travesti : Women, Gender Subversion, Opera
by Corrine Blackmer and Patricia Juliana Smith


Overview - Since the release of Wayne Koestenbaum's book, The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire, gender studies has begun to take an active interest in music. Opera, long viewed as strictly an establishment tradition, has in particular been given a second look by gender theorists.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Since the release of Wayne Koestenbaum's book, The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire, gender studies has begun to take an active interest in music. Opera, long viewed as strictly an establishment tradition, has in particular been given a second look by gender theorists. Can opera - an antiquated, Eurocentric bastion of high culture - in fact be subverting patriarchal authority in some fundamental way?


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  • ISBN-13: 9780231102698
  • ISBN-10: 0231102690
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publish Date: October 1995
  • Page Count: 381
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.05 x 6.03 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.12 pounds

Series: Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies

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Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Opera
Books > Social Science > Gender Studies

 
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