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Performing gender on the English-language stage: Tirso de Molina’s comedia urbana

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This study analyses gender in three of Tirso de Molina’s comedias urbanas and their subsequent performances on the modern, English-language stage. Using case studies of three particular Tirso productions from the past decade, I argue that the plays invite a queer reading when tested on the modern stage. To do so, my study involves a seamless consideration of the three aspects of live performance: the play texts, performances, and their subsequent reception.

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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2020-01-16

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