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Cross-dressing roles, female-impersonators

Author(s): Csaba Szilágyi-Palkó
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts
Published by: Játéktér Egyesület
Keywords: cross-dressing roles; male and female-impersonators; Hungarian theatere

Summary/Abstract: The fashion of women playing cross-dressing roles spread during the English Restoration period, when actresses were allowed to showcase their talents and bodies in men's clothes. Csaba Szilágyi-Palkó deals with the practice of cross-dressing from the perspectives of theatre history, cultural history and gender studies. His study refers not only to the heroes of elite theatres such as Sarah Bernhardt, Sári Fedák or Lujza Blaha, but also to the world of the female- or male-impersonators, the characters of the Hungarian variety theatre and Orpheum.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 44-49
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Hungarian