Queer Dramaturgies

International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer

  • Alyson Campbell
  • Stephen Farrier

Part of the Contemporary Performance InterActions book series (CPI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction: Queer Dramaturgies

    1. Alyson Campbell, Stephen Farrier
      Pages 1-26
  3. Queer Notions of Nation

  4. Queer Returns: Locating Queer Temporalities

  5. Queer Movements: Home and Away

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-261
    2. Nando Messias
      Pages 279-292

About this book


This international collection of essays forms a vibrant picture of the scope and diversity of contemporary queer performance. Ranging across cabaret, performance art, the performativity of film, drag and script-based theatre it unravels the dynamic relationship performance has with queerness as it is presented in local and transnational contexts.


Queer theatre and performance contemporary performance LGBTQ performance international performance drag performance drama film stage theatre

Editors and affiliations

  • Alyson Campbell
    • 1
  • Stephen Farrier
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Royal Central School of Speech and DramaLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137411846
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57028-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-41184-6
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