The Art of Drag (Hardback)
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The Art of Drag (Hardback)

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Hardback 136 Pages / Published: 01/09/2020
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From Shakespeare plays to Stonewall riots, explore the lavish history of Drag in this vibrantly illustrated volume on the fabulous phenomenon that brings together fashion, politics, gender and theatre.

Lights. Glamour. Action!

Take a peek into the cultural phenomenon that is Drag, in this lusciously illustrated guide to the history of the phenomenon, from ancient theatre to the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag has been around for thousands of years.

A fabulous mix of fashion, theatre, gender and politics all come together to create the show-stopping entertainment millions love today. In this comprehensive work, Jake Hall delves into its ancient beginnings, to the present day and beyond.

Vibrant illustrations enhance a rich history that ranges from Kabuki theatre to Shakespeare, and the revolutionary Stonewall riots to the still-thriving New York ballroom scene. This is a must-have guide to the wonderful world of Drag.

Publisher: Nobrow Ltd
ISBN: 9781910620717
Number of pages: 136
Dimensions: 270 x 210 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Fun, thorough and so beautiful! It taught me more about Drag than I could have ever imagined." - Amelia Abraham, author of Queer Intentions

'This book is an essential. guide to drag, its history, its impact and its continued potency.' - Amrou Al-Kadhi, author of My Life as a Unicorn

'Utterly desirable as an art object but also hugely informative about the art of drag.' - Juno Roche, author of Trans Power

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