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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Methods Notes Bibliography Index. No trivia or quizzes yet. When the lights finally go down, statuesque 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. Rhyming Hope and History: Goodreads queen you keep track of books you want to read.

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In this lively book, Leila J. Putting the shows in the context of the history of drag, Drag Queens at the Cabaret analyzes the ways that the shows, based on focus groups with audience members, changed lives. All of this makes for lively reading and creates delightfully complex and contradictory paradigms of drag queen life. Journal of the History of Sexuality. 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.

Thinking about Drag as Social Protest Appendix: Drag Queens at the Cabaret. Just One of the Guys? Rupp and Taylor argue that their performances question the meaning of gender and sexuality as we normally understand them. Cabaeet the lights finally go down, statuesque blonds and stunning brunettes sporting black leather miniskirts, stilet It’s Saturday night in Key West and the Girlie Show is about to begin at the Cabaret. When the lights finally go down, statuesque blonds and stunning brunettes sporting black leather miniskirts, stiletto heels, and see-through lingerie take the stage.

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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. The girls have been outside on the sidewalk all evening, seducing passersby into coming in for the show. When they said life is a cabaret, qqueens clearly meant the Drag Queens at the Cabaret. University of Chicago Press: Lists with This Book. Feminism, Self-Help, and Postpartum Depression.

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