From the Restoration through the eighteenth century, the sexuality of actors and actresses was written about in ways that stirred the public imagination: actors were frequently suspected of heterosexual promiscuity or labeled effeminate or even as "sodomites, " and actresses were often viewed as prostitutes or sexually ambivalent victims of their profession. This depiction...more
Hardcover, 194 pages
Published March 1st 1992 by Princeton University Press
(first published December 17th 1991)
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