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Drag : the complete story / Simon Doonan

by Doonan, Simon, 1952- (Author)

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"DRAG is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non-conformity is the plat du jour. In this arresting book, Simon Doonan observes an increasingly complex world by exploring drag's journey through history--from the surprising, to the sophisticated, to the radical--fr... Full description

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Summary: "DRAG is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non-conformity is the plat du jour. In this arresting book, Simon Doonan observes an increasingly complex world by exploring drag's journey through history--from the surprising, to the sophisticated, to the radical--from the heady days of Caligula right up to our gender-fluid present"--Back cover.
Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (page 234) and index.
ISBN: 178627423X
9781786274236
Author Notes: Writer, fashionista, and author Simon Doonan is the Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York. His books include Soccer Style, Eccentric Glamour, and Gay Men Don't Get Fat. Simon appears as a judge on the NBC television show Making It, co-hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman.
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