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Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality And The Mystery Of Desire

Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality And The Mystery Of Desire (Paperback)

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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.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesGay studies: Gay menMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 05/04/2001 ISBN-13: 9780306810084  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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.

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