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Author Clum, John M.
Title The drama of marriage [electronic resource] : gay playwrights--straight unions from Oscar Wilde to the present / John M. Clum.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  PR635.H65 C58 2012eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (230 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the drama of marriage -- Edward Carpenter and Oscar Wilde: ideal and real marriage -- Somerset Maugham's inconstant spouses -- Love or marriage: Sir Noel Coward and Sir Terrence Rattigan -- Emlyn Williams: growing into marriage -- Clyde Fitch and George Kelly: spunky American wives and domestic monsters -- 1950s marriages sweet and sour: Tennessee Williams and William Inge -- Edward Albee: marriage as vaudeville -- Gay playwrights, gay husbands, gay history.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject English drama -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
American drama -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
Marriage in literature.
Gay men's writings, American -- History and criticism.
Gay men's writings, English -- History and criticism.
Related To Print version: Clum, John M. The drama of marriage. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 9780230338401 0230338402 (DLC) 2011024734
ISBN 1137013109 (electronic bk.)
9781137013101 (electronic bk.)
9780230338401 (alk. paper)
0230338402 (alk. paper)