Joe Orton : a casebook.

Contributor(s): Coppa, Francesca.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: v. 32; Casebooks on modern dramatists.Publisher: New York : Routledge, c2003Description: vi, 181 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780815336273.Subject(s): Literature | Dramatists, English-20th century | Comedy | Homosexuality and literature-England-History-20th century | Orton, Joe-Criticism and interpretationDDC classification: 822.92ORT
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Joe Orton--A Chronology (p. 11)
  • Part 1 Texts (p. 13)
  • The Creation of Comedy in Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr. Sloane (p. 15)
  • The Good and Faithful Servant: Orton's Bitter Farce (p. 21)
  • You Say You Want a Revolution: Joe Orton's The Erpingham Camp as the Bacchae of the 1960s (p. 27)
  • "What the Butler Did See": Joe Orton and Oscar Wilde (p. 45)
  • Sex and Subversion in Jane Austen and Joe Orton (p. 61)
  • A Normal Family: Alternative Communities in the Plays of Joe Orton and Caryl Churchill (p. 69)
  • Part 2 Contexts (p. 83)
  • Is There a Queer Tradition, and is Orton in it? (p. 85)
  • Orton's Black Camp (p. 95)
  • Sensation and Sensibility: Joe Orton's Diaries (p. 99)
  • Saint Joe: Orton as Homosexual Rebel (p. 109)
  • A Coloured Girl Reading Proust (p. 141)
  • A Conversation with John Alderton and Leonie Orton (p. 155)
  • Selected Bibliography (p. 167)
  • Contributors (p. 171)
  • Index (p. 175)