My independent Study focuses on lesbianism in theatre in the early part of the twentieth century and how playwrights in the U.S. represented lesbian characters. Lesbianism refers to sexual identity and it is characterized by female attraction both romantically and sexually. Through a close exploration of three different plays: God of Vengeance undergos a positive turn of events for the lesbian lovers, while The Captive and The Children’s Hour, undergo tragic lives because their given circumstances on sexual orientation is suppressed and misunderstood by society.
Theatre and Dance
Manack, Mary E. and Manack, Mary E., "Come then, and Take the Last Warmth of My Lips: An Exploration of Early Twentieth Century Lesbianism in U.S. Theatre" (2017). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 7465.
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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