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A: David Mercer Pf: 1970, London Pb: 1970 G: Pol. com. in 2 ...

After Haggerty

After Haggerty (1970)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

... Haggerty Author: David Mercer Date/place of 1st performance: 1970 , London Date of 1st publication: 1970 Genre: Pol. com. in 2 acts Setting/time of action: London, Budapest, Moscow, Havana, Prague, Chicago, New York, Long Island, and Yorkshire, 1956–70 Cast: 9m, 5f Bernard Link, an overweight theatre critic of 45 with two failed marriages behind him, has leased a London flat belonging to Haggerty. Haggerty's aggressive separated wife Claire flies from New York to present Haggerty with his baby son Raskolnikov, only to find the alarmed...

Mercer, David

Mercer, David (1928–80)   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Literature
Length:
122 words

... 1964 . The trilogy is primarily concerned with problems of left-wing political commitment. His many subsequent works for stage, screen, and television include A Suitable Case for Treatment (TV 1962 ; published in Three TV Comedies , 1966 ; filmed as Morgan , 1965 ); After Haggerty , staged and published in 1970 , which has as protagonist a Marxist theatre critic; and Shooting the Chandelier (TV 1977 ; pub. 1978 ). He was one of the first English playwrights to engage fully with...

Mercer, David

Mercer, David (1928–80)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature
Length:
185 words

...and educated son), and Marxism, both British and continental, are recurrent themes in many subsequent works for stage, screen, and television, which include A Suitable Case for Treatment (TV 1962 ; published in Three TV Comedies , 1966 ; filmed as Morgan , 1965 ); After Haggerty , staged and published in 1970 , which has as protagonist a Marxist theatre critic; and Shooting the Chandelier (TV 1977 ; pub. 1978 ). One of the first English playwrights to engage fully with television, he also wrote Providence ( 1977 ) for the French film-maker ...

Mercer, David

Mercer, David   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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Current Version:
2005

...many works for TV, helping to establish that medium as an important forum for serious drama, and several for the stage, including Ride a Cock Horse ( 1965 ), Flint ( 1970 ), After Haggerty ( 1970 ), and Cousin Vladimir ( 1978 ), about a Soviet dissident's appalled reaction to a morally derelict Britain. Mercer's work, though written from a Marxist stance, tended to concentrate on individuals desperately trying to discover themselves and achieve wholeness in a world he found bewildering, oppressive, and painful on both personal and public...

Walpole, Horace

Walpole, Horace   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
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2,968 words
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...Haven, CT, 1937–1983. Further Reading Campbell, Jill . “ ‘I Am No Giant’: Horace Walpole, Heterosexual Incest, and Love Among Men.” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 39.3 (Fall 1998): 230–260. A rich and deftly nuanced study of the issue of incest in Walpole. Haggerty, George E. “Walpole's Secrets.” In his Men in Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century . New York, 1999. Discusses Walpole's personal relations and their relation to his writing. Mack, Robert L. “Introduction.” In his The Castle of Otranto and Hieroglyphic...

Lesbian Poetry

Lesbian Poetry   Reference library

L. Garber

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies - poetry and poets
Length:
1,595 words

... and J. Larkin (1981) ; J. Grahn , The Highest Apple (1985) ; J. Clausen , “A Movement of Poets,” Books and Life (1989) ; Chloe plus Olivia , ed. L. Faderman (1994) ; P. Bennett , “Lesbian Poetry in the United States, 1890–1990,” Professions of Desire , ed. G. E. Haggerty and B. Zimmerman (1995) ; V. Ng , “Looking for Lesbians in Chinese History,” A Queer World , ed. M. Duberman (1997) ; L. Garber , Identity Poetics (2001) ; Queering India , ed. R. Vanita (2002) ; The Literature of Lesbianism , ed. T. Castle (2003). L....

Elegy

Elegy   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
4,101 words

...1994. Haggerty, George E. “Desire and Mourning: The Ideology of the Elegy.” In Ideology and Form in Eighteenth-Century Literature , edited by David H. Richter . Lubbock, TX, 1999. Henderson, Schuyler W. “Medical Student Elegies: The Poetics of Caring.” Journal of Medical Humanities 23 (June 2002): 119–132. Johnson, Samuel . Lives of the English Poets . 3 vols. Edited by George Birkbeck Hill . Oxford, 1905. Moon, Michael . “Memorial Rags.” In Professions of Desire: Lesbian and Gay Studies in Literature , edited by George E. Haggerty and Bonnie...

Mercer, David

Mercer, David (1928–1980)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...David ( 1928–1980 ) British dramatist A Suitable Case for Treatment ( 1962 ) Drama After Haggerty ( 1970 ) ...

Butchlalis de Panochtitlan

Butchlalis de Panochtitlan   Reference library

Wanda Alarcón

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Literature, Literary texts, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
6,866 words
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..., 159–202. New York: New York University Press, 2011. Tongson, Karen . “The Light that Never Goes Out: “Butch Intimacies and Sub-Urban Sociabilities in ‘Lesser Los Angeles.’” In A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies , edited by George E. Haggerty and Molly McGarry , 355–375. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2015. Notes 1. See Juana María Rodríguez, Queer Latinidad: Identity Practices, Discursive Spaces (New York: New York University Press, 2003). 2. Cherríe Moraga’s essay “Queer Aztlán” offers a critique of a...

Heteronormativity and Homonormativity in Queer Chicana/o Cultural Discourse and Politics

Heteronormativity and Homonormativity in Queer Chicana/o Cultural Discourse and Politics   Reference library

René Esparza

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020

...dynamics as counter-hegemonic erotic desires, gender identities, and survival tactics. See Juana María Rodríguez , “Gesture and Utterance: Fragments from a Butch-Femme Archive,” in A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender, and Queer Studies , ed. George E. Haggerty and Molly McGarry (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007), 282–291; and Stacy Macías , “Femme Ontology: Queer Femininities and the Politics of Race On-line,” paper presented at annual meeting of the American Studies Association, 2006. 53. Anzaldúa, “To(o) Queer the Writer,” 163....

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