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Gay men only, please!: The “performance” of gay identity in Terrence McNally’s. Love! Valour! Compassion!

@inproceedings{Muoz2007GayMO,
  title={Gay men only, please!: The “performance” of gay identity in Terrence McNally’s. Love! Valour! Compassion!},
  author={Alfonso Ceballos Mu{\~n}oz},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT: In the 70s, gay dramatists achieved what they were unable to do two decades before, since homosexuality had a negative discourse even when speaking about itself. From then on, gay identity had been winning its place in the American drama scene. Terrence McNally is one of the most acclaimed contemporary playwrights in America. His Love! Valour! Compassion! –Tony Award winner– was premiered in 1994, a roaring success both in New York and London. McNally’s target was to “tell everyone… Expand
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