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Queen's Throat

Opera, Homosexuality And The Mystery Of Desire

Wayne Koestenbaum


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This passionate love letter to opera, lavishly praised and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award when it was first published, is now firmly established as a cult classic. In a learned, moving, and sparklingly witty melange of criticism, subversion, and homage, Wayne Koestenbaum illuminates mysteries of fandom and obsession, and has created an exuberant work of personal meditation and cultural history.

Da Capo Press, 9780306810084, 280pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2001

About the Author

Wayne Koestenbaum is professor of english at CUNY's Graduate School and is the author of several books of criticism, essays, and poetry. He lives in New York City.