The Girls Talk about Drag Queens at the Cabaret. Show all authors. Leila J. Rupp. Leila J. Rupp · See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar. Drag Queens at the Cabaret. By Leila J. Rupp an. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. Many a reader of an academic book will rush to the. PDF | On Feb 1, , Leila J. Rupp and others published The Girls Talk about Drag Queens at the Cabaret.
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This is recent history, based on the shows from to Kay rated it really liked it May 13, Trivia About Drag Queens at th Jennifer rated it liked it May 21, They also consider how the queens create a space that encourages camaraderie and acceptance among everyday people, no matter what their sexual preferences might be. The drag queens disagree about hormone use, have differing experiences with drugs and sex work, and express divergent understandings of their performances.
Drag Queens at the Cabaret by Leila J. Rupp
En Vogue’s “Free Your Mind” blares on the house stereo. Refresh and try again. Hardcoverpages. We find out that the queens have a wide range of interpretations of gender and drag performance: Based on countless interviews with queeens than a dozen drag queens, more than three years of attendance at their outrageous performances, and even the authors’ participation in the shows themselves, Drag Queens at the Cabaret is a witty and poignant portrait of gay life and culture.
When they said life is a cabaret, they clearly meant the Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. With Respect to Sex Gayatri Reddy. The evening begins with getting dressed for the show.
Drag Queens at the Cabaret, Rupp, Taylor
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Book titles OR Journal titles. They also consider how the queens create a space that encourages camaraderie and acceptance among everyday people, no matter what their sexual preferences might be. Drag Queens at the Cabaret.
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The crowd roars in approval. While the focus groups provide some useful data about who goes to drag shows and why, the interviews with the drag queens themselves provide the important details about life onstage.
When the lights finally go down, statuesque blonds and stunning brunettes sporting black leather miniskirts, stiletto heels, and see-through lingerie take the stage. Drag Queens at the Cabaret by Leila J.
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The appearance of the authors in drag, as drag queens not kings, hints at the particular investments that Rupp and Taylor have made in the night world of this Florida cabaret and represents clearly the obvious delight that they took in their research. Kyla Li rated it liked it Jan 16, They also consider how the queens create a space that encourages camaraderie and acceptance among everyday people, no matter what their sexual preferences might be.
They offer a penetrating glimpse into the lives of the Girls, the troupe of queens who perform nightly at the Cabaret for tourists and locals.
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