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PROMISCUOUS THEATER: The Ethico-Aesthetics of Radical Sex and the Plays of Robert Chesley Glenn D. Kessler, Ph.D.
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
This study takes the rituals of radical sex practiced by gay men in the 1970s and the plays of Robert Chesley as its primary focus in order to develop a theoretical model of theatrical exchange based on his unique contributions to drama. It provides the only in- depth analysis of the works of Chesley, an important and under-evaluated queer dramatist.. While I do not construct my analysis as a biography of Chesley, his life as a Person with AIDS (PWA) as documented in his personal journals and represented in his plays provides vital insights into his process, politics and perversions. Due to the graphic sex portrayed on stage, Chesley's plays radically re-imagine the porousness of the bod ...