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Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America

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Description for Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America Paperback. Offers a part gossipy narrative, part behind-the-scenes glimpse into the New York theatre culture, and part polemic on how mainstream artists co-opt the work of marginal artists. This book uses the suspicions of copyright infringement to initiate a larger conversation on how AIDS and gay experience are represented in American art and commerce. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; AN; JFD; JFSK; MJCJ2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 268.
In Stagestruck noted novelist and outspoken critic Sarah Schulman offers an account of her growing awareness of the startling similarities between her novel People in Trouble and the smash Broadway hit Rent. Written with a powerful and personal voice, Schulman’s book is part gossipy narrative, part behind-the-scenes glimpse into the New York theater culture, and part polemic on how mainstream artists co-opt the work of “marginal” artists to give an air of diversity and authenticity to their own work. Rising above the details of her own case, Schulman boldly uses her suspicions of copyright infringement as an opportunity to initiate ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Duke University Press Durham, North Carolina
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
North Carolina, United States
ISBN
9780822322641
SKU
V9780822322641
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About Sarah Schulman
Sarah Schulman is an award-winning playwright, novelist, and non-fiction writer. She is the author of seven novels, including After Delores, People in Trouble, Rat Bohemia, and, most recently, Shimmer, and the nonfiction work My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life during the Reagan/Bush Years. A longtime activist, Schulman was one of the first members of ACT UP in New York ... Read more

Reviews for Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS, and the Marketing of Gay America
“Sarah Schulman is one of this country’s best cultural critics and novelists, and what she has to say in this book needs to be heard.”—Alexander Doty, author of Making Things Perfectly Queer: Interpreting Mass Culture “Sarah Schulman writes from a highly-scorned community whose members are generally cast as anonymous freaks in someone else’s play. As Stagestruck makes clear, the titillating ... Read more

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