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The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire

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This passionate love letter to opera, lavishly praised and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award when it was first published, is now firmly established as a cult classic. In a learned, moving, and sparklingly witty melange of criticism, subversion, and homage, Wayne Koestenbaum illuminates mysteries of fandom and obsession, and has created an exuberant work of personal meditation and cultural history.

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"Brilliant...The Queen's Throat is a dazzling performance." New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Wayne Koestenbaum is professor of english at CUNY's Graduate School and is the author of several books of criticism, essays, and poetry. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306810084
Author:
Koestenbaum, Wayne
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Introduction by:
Kushner, Tony
Introduction:
Kushner, Tony
Author:
Koestenbaum, Wayne
Location:
New York
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Opera
Subject:
Gay men
Subject:
Sex in music
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Opera
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Music | Opera
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Da Capo ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
BK-278
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 13.4 oz

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