Three Plays by Mae West
Sex / The Drag / The Pleasure Man

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Mae West, wise-cracking vaudeville performer, was one of the most controversial figures of her era. Rarely, however, do people think of Mae West as a writer. In Three Plays By Mae West, Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored part of West's career to the fore by offering for the first time in book form, three of the plays West wrote in the 1920s--Sex (1926), The Drag (1927) and Pleasure Man (1928). With an insightful introduction by Schlissel, this book offers a unique look into to the life and early career of this legendary stage and screen actress.

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Lillian Schlissel is Professor Emerita at Brooklyn College. She is the coeditor of "Far from Home: Families of the Westward Journey "and of" The Western Women's Reader," She lives in New York City.
Published August 15, 1997 by Routledge. 256 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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