The Changing Room: Sex, Drag and Theatre - Laurence Senelick

The Changing Room: Sex, Drag and Theatre

Laurence Senelick

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This work traces the origins and variations of theatrical cross-dressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and Chinese-Tibet; the gender-bending elements of Greek and early Christian religion; the sodomitic appeal of the boy actor on the traditional stage of China, Japan and England; and the origins of t