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    • Publications of John M Clum

      • Books

          • John M. Clum (Editor).
          • GAY DRAMA NOW: AN ANTHOLOGY.
          • Amherst, NY:
          • Cambria Press,
          • 2013.
          • J.M. Clum:.
          • THE DRAMA OF MARRIAGE: GAY PLAYWRIGHTS/STRAIGHT UNIONS IN BRITISH AND AMERICAN DRAMA SINCE OSCAR WILDE.
          • New York and London:
          • Palgrave Macmillan,
          • 2012.
          • He's All Man: Learning Masculinity, Gayness, and Love from American Plays and Movies.
          • Palgrave - St.Martin's Press,
          • 2002.
          • Editor and contributor.
          • Asking and Telling: A Collection of Gay Drama for the 21st Century.
          • New York: Stage and Screen,
          • 2001.
          • (Forthcoming reissue from Applause Theatre Books).
          • Something for the Boys: Musical Theatre and Gay Culture.
          • New York and London: Palgrave,
          • 2001.
          • (Revised paperback edition).
          • Still Acting Gay.
          • New York: St. Martin's Press,
          • 2000.
          • (Revision and expansion of Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama. One hundred new pages).
          • Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture.
          • New York: St. Martins Press,
          • 1999.
          • Staging Gay Lives: An Anthology of Contemporary Gay Male Drama.
          • Westview - Harper Collins,
          • 1996.
          • Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama.
          • Columbia University Press,
          • 1992.
          • (Revised and expanded in 1994 with 60 pages of new material.).
          • Paddy Chayefsky.
          • G.K. Hall,
          • 1976.
          • Ridgeley Torrence.
          • Twayne,
          • 1972.
      • Plays/Screenplays

          • Dancing in the Mirror.
          • 2001.
          • Skipper's Ghost.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1998.
          • Escaping Kansas.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1995.
          • Mr. Scudder Finds His Muse.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1995.
          • Partings.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1995.
          • Randy's House.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1995.
          • While the Monks Marched.
          • DIALOGUS Play Service and Publishing,
          • 1995.
      • Papers/Articles/Chapters in Books

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Gay Drama."
          • Encyclopedia of Contemporary GLBTQ Literature of the United States.
          • Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson.
          • 1
          • Greenwood,
          • 2009.
          • 186-88.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Contemporary Gay Drama."
          • LGBTQ AMERICA TODAY.
          • Ed. JOHN C. HAWLEY.
          • Greenwood,
          • 2009.
          • 894-899.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Batting for the Other Team: Athletics and Homophobia."
          • Performing Difference: Representations of the Other in Theater and Film.
          • Ed. Jonathan C. Friedman.
          • University Press of America,
          • 2009.
          • 172-185.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "The Sacrificial Stud and the Fugitive Female in Suddenly Last Summer, Orpheus Descending and Sweet Bird of Youth."
          • Bloom's Studies in Literature - Tennessee Williams.
          • Ed. Harold Bloom.
          • Chelsea House,
          • 2008.
          • (Reprint of essay in Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams)
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Acting in Musical Theater: History and Theory."
          • KEYWORDS IN MUSICAL THEATER.
          • Ed. Stacy Wolf and Raymond Knapp.
          • Oxford University Press,
          • 2008.
          • (in press)
          • J.M. Clum.
          • ""Period of Adjustment": Marriage in Tennessee Williams and Christopher Durang."
          • The Influence of Tennessee Williams: Essays on Fifteen American Playwrights.
          • Ed. Philip C. Kolin.
          • McFarland,
          • 2008.
          • 162-174.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Withered Age and Stale Custom: Marriage, Diminution and Sex in TINY ALICE, A DELICATE BALANCE and FINDING THE SUN."
          • Cambridge Companion to Edward Albee.
          • Ed. Stephen J. Bottoms.
          • Cambridge,
          • 2004.
          • "Major entry on sex and gender in Tennessee William's work."
          • Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia.
          • Ed. Philip C. Kolin.
          • Greenwood Press,
          • 2004.
          • 72-78.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Musical Theater."
          • Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance and Musical Theater.
          • Ed. Claude J. Summers.
          • Cleiss Press,
          • 2004.
          • "Entries on Edward Albee, Noel Coward, William Inge, Charles Ludlam, Terrence McNally, and Tennessee Williams."
          • The Encylopedia of Homosexuality.
          • Second Edition,
          • Garland,
          • 2003.
          • "Essay entry on Musical Theater."
          • glbtq, An Online Encyclopedia for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer Culture.
          • 2003.
          • "The Classic Western and Shepard's Family Sagas."
          • The Cambridge Companion to Sam Shepard.
          • Ed. Matthew Roudane.
          • Cambridge University Press,
          • 2002.
          • 171-188.
          • "British Gay/Queer and Lesbian Studies. Criticisim and Theory."
          • Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory.
          • Edinburgh University Press,
          • 2002.
          • 792-798.
          • "42nd Street, a Disco, and a Raincoat Factory: Contexts for a Postmodern American Theatre."
          • Space and the Postmodern Stage.
          • Ed. Irene Eynat Confino and Eva Sormova.
          • Prague: Theatre Institute,
          • 2000.
          • 117-126.
          • "The Sacrifical Stud and the Fugitive Female in Suddenly Last Summer, Orpheus Descending, and Sweet Bird of Youth."
          • The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams.
          • Ed. Matthew C. Roudane.
          • Cambridge University Press,
          • 1998.
          • 128-146.
          • "Kramer vs. Kramer: Ben and Alexander: Larry Kramer's Voices and His Audience."
          • We Must All Love One Another or Die: The Life and Legacy of Larry Kramer.
          • Ed. Lawrence D. Mass.
          • London: Cassell and New York: St. Martins,
          • 1997.
          • 200-214.
          • "Where We Are Now: Love! Valour! Compassion! and Contemporary Gay Drama."
          • Terrence McNally: A Casebook.
          • Ed. Tony Silverman Zinman.
          • Garland,
          • 1997.
          • 141-160.
          • "From Summer and Smoke to Eccentricities of a Nightingale: The Evolution of the Queer Alma."
          • Modern Drama
          • XXIX
          • .1
          • (Spring 1996)
          • :
          • 31-50.
          • "Entries on Modern Drama (5,000 words), Contemporary Drama (4,000 words), Tennessee Williams (2,500 words), Edward Albee (2,000 words), and Robert Patrick (500 words)."
          • The Lesbian and Gay Literary Heritage.
          • Ed. Claude J. Summers.
          • New York: Henry Holt,
          • 1995.
          • "Opera Without Queens: Queens Without Opera."
          • Performing Arts Journal
          • (May 1994)
          • :
          • 107-116.
          • "'Myself of Course': J.R. Ackerly and Self-Dramatization."
          • Theatre
          • (Summer 1993)
          • :
          • 76-87.
          • "'And Once I Had It All': AIDS Narratives and Memories on an American Dream."
          • Writing AIDS.
          • Ed. Timothy Murphy and Suzanne Poirier.
          • Columbia,
          • 1993.
          • 200-224.
          • "'Being Took Queer': Homosexuality in Simon Gray's Plays."
          • Simon Gray: A Casebook.
          • Katherine Burkman,
          • New York: Garland Press,
          • 1992.
          • 61-84.
          • "Hidden Laughter and Middle-Aged Complacency."
          • Simon Gray:A Casebook.
          • Ed. Katherine Burkman.
          • New York: Garland Press,
          • 1992.
          • 167-182.
          • "'The Time Before the War':AIDS, Memory and Desire."
          • American Literature
          • (1990)
          • :
          • 648-667.
          • "Eliot, 'Epipsychidion', and the Post-Modern Wasteland: Allusion in Simon Gray's Butley and Peter Gill's Mean Tears."
          • Text and Performance: Papers in Comparative Drama.
          • Ed. Karelisa Hartigan.
          • Lanham, MD: University Presses of America,
          • 1989.
          • 21-34.
          • "'Something Cloudy, Something Clear': Homophobic Discourse in Tennessee Williams."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (1989)
          • :
          • 161-180.
          • (Rpt. in Displacing Homophobia: Gay Male Perspectives in Literature and Culture. Durham, NC: Duke University Press (1989): 149-168. Also reprinted in CRITICAL INSIGHTS: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, ed. Brenda Murphy. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2011. pp. 226-245.)
          • "'A Culture That Isn't Just Sexual': Dramatizing Gay History."
          • Theater Journal
          • (May 1989)
          • :
          • 169-189.
          • "'The Work of a Culture': Cloud 9 and Sex/Gender Theory."
          • Caryl Churchill: A Casebook
          • .
          • New York: Garland Press,
          • (1989)
          • :
          • 91-116.
          • "Entries in BFI Companion to the Western."
          • London: Andre Deutsch,
          • 1988.
          • "Religion and Five Contemporary Plays: The Quest for God in a Godless World."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (Autumn 1978)
          • :
          • 418-432.
          • "Ridgely Torrence's Negro Plays: a Noble Beginning."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (Winter 1969)
          • :
          • 96-108.
          • "Entry on Paddy Chayefsky."
          • American National Biography.
          • New York: Oxford University Press,
          • 1950.
      • Book Reviews

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "FINISHING THE HAT by Stephen Sondheim."
          • Contemporary Theatre Review
          • (2011)
          • .
          • (In press)
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Oscar Andrew Hammerstein, THE HAMMERSTEINS."
          • Studies in Musical Theatre
          • (2011)
          • .
          • (In press)
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Rakesh H. Solomon, ALBEE IN PERFORMANCE."
          • JOURNAL OF DRAMATIC THEORY AND CRITICISM
          • (2010)
          • .
          Publication Description

          In Press

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Carl Lavery, THE POLITICS OF JEAN GENET'S LATE THEATRE: SPACES OF REVOLUTION."
          • CONTMEPORARY THEATRE REVIEW
          • (2010)
          • .
          Publication Description

          In Press

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "David Savran, HIGHBROW/LOWDOWN: THEATER, JAZZ, AND THE MAKING OF THE NEW MIDDLE CLASS."
          • STUDIES IN MUSICAL THEATER
          • (2010)
          • .
          Publication Description

          In Press

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Essay Review of Geoffrey Block, ENCHANTED EVENINGS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL FROM SHOW BOAT TO SONDHEIM AND LLOYD WEBBER; Dan Dietz, OFF-BROADWAY MUSICALS, 1910-2007: CASTS, CREDITS, SONGS CRITICAL RECEPTION AND PERFORMANCE DATA OF MORE THAN 1800 SHOES; Sheldon Patinkin, 2NO LEGS, NO JOKES, NO CHANCE": A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER; Steve Suskin, SHOW TUNES: THE SONGS, SHOWS AND CAREERS OF BROADWAY'S MAJOR COMPOSERS."
          • Theatre Journal
          • (2010)
          • .
          Publication Description

          In Press. This will be the first long essay review in a newly configured book review section of THEATRE JOURNAL.

          • Ronald L. Davis.
          • "Mary Martin: Broadway Legend."
          • Great Plains Quarterly
          • 29
          • .2
          • (Spring, 2009)
          • :
          • 164-5.
          • (in press)
          • Scott McMillin.
          • "The Musical as Drama."
          • Modern Drama
          • L
          • .2
          • (Summer, 2007)
          • :
          • 297-8.
          • James Fisher, ed..
          • "Tony Kushner: New Essays on the Art and Politics of His Plays."
          • Text and Presentation 2006
          • .
          • Ed. Stratos E. Constantinidis.
          • McFarland,
          • (2006)
          • :
          • 223-5.
          • Book Review.
          • "A Problem Like Maria by Stacy Wolf."
          • Modern Drama
          • (Spring, 2005)
          • .
          • Nicholas Pagan.
          • "Rethinking Literary Biography: A Postmodern Approach to Tennessee Williams."
          • Southern Humanities Review
          • (2004)
          • .
          • Susan Harris Smith.
          • "American Drama: The Bastard Art."
          • American Literature
          • (1997)
          • :
          • 867-68.
          • Bernard F. Dick.
          • "The Star-Spangled Screen: The American World War II Film."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (Fall 1986)
          • .
          • Ruby Cohn.
          • "Anglo-American Interplay in Modern Drama."
          • Modern Drama.
          • XXXIX
          • 1996.
          • 223-225.
          • Samuel L. Leiter.
          • "From Stanislavski to Barrault: Representative Directors of the European Stage."
          • Modern Drama
          • XXXVIII
          • (1995)
          • :
          • 279-80.
          • Amelia Howe-Kritzer.
          • "The Plays of Caryl Churchill."
          • Modern Drama
          • XXXVIII
          • (Spring 1995)
          • :
          • 131-32.
          • Don B. Wilmeth and Tice Miller, Eds..
          • "Cambridge Guide to American Theatre."
          • American Literature
          • (June 1994)
          • :
          • 412-413.
          • Nicholas de Jongh.
          • "Not in Front of the Audience: Homosexuality on Stage."
          • LGSN
          • (Summer 1993)
          • .
          • Steven Petrow.
          • "Dancing Against the Darkness."
          • Duke
          • (February-March 1991)
          • .
          • Mary Lou Kohfeldt.
          • "Lady Gregory: The Woman Behind the Irish Renaisssance."
          • Duke Magazine
          • LXXI
          • .56
          • (July/August 1986)
          • .
          • Robert K. Martin.
          • "The Homosexual Tradition in American Poetry."
          • American Literature
          • LII
          • (May 1980)
          • .
          • Gary Schimidgall.
          • "Literature as Opera."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • LXXVII
          • (Summer 1978)
          • :
          • 380-82.
          • Martin Gottfried.
          • "A Theater Divided: The Postwar American Stage."
          • American Literature
          • XL
          • (May 1968)
          • :
          • 269-270.
          • Malcolm Goldstein.
          • "The Political Stage: American Drama and Theater of the Great Depression."
          • American Literature
          • XLVII
          • (March 1965)
          • :
          • 132-33.
      • In Progress

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Slow Dancing with Johnny Mathis: Hearing and Queering the 50s."
          • 2005.
          Publication Description

          Book length study due to be completed at the end of 2004.

          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Monks: A Play."
          • 2005.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Almost Lost: A Play."
          • 2005.
          • J.M. Clum.
          • "Politics: A Play."
          • 2005.