On this page is a growing collection of relevant literature for those curious folk who might like to read what I’m reading. 

Ackroyd, Peter. Dressing Up: Transvestism and Drag the History of an Obsession. Norwich: Thames and Hudson, 1979. Print.

Andre, Naomi. Voicing Gender: Castrati, Travesti, and the Second Woman in Early-Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. Print.

Andrejevic, Mark. Reality Tv: The Work of Being Watched. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2004. Print.

Baker, Roger. Drag: A History of Female Impersonation in the Performing Arts. New York: New York University Press, 1994. Print.

Berger, John. Ways of Seeing. New York: Penguin Books, 1972. Print.

Blatner, Adam, and Allee Blatner. The Art of Play: An Adult’s Guide to Reclaiming Imagination and Spontaneity. New York: Human Sciences Press, Inc., 1988. Print.

Boas, Guy. Shakespeare & the Young Actor. London: Rockcliff, 1955. Print.

Bullough, Vern L., and Bonnie Bullough. Women and Prostitution: A Social History. New York: Prometheus Books, 1987. Print.

Cullen, Frank, Florence Hackman, and Donald McNeilly. Vaudeville Old & New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America. New York: Routledge, 2004. Print.

Davies, Robertson. Shakespeare’s Boy Actors. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964. Print.

de Beauvoir, Simone. The Second Sex / Simone De Beauvoir ; Translated from the French and Edited by H. M. Parshley. Print.

Devitt, Rachel. “Girl on Girl: Fat Femmes, Bio Queens, and Redefining Drag.” Queering the Popular Pitch. Eds. Whiteley, Sheila and Jennifer Rycenga. New York: Routledge, 2006. Print.

Doyle, Aaron. “Revisiting the Synopoticon: Reconsidering Mathiesen’s ‘the Viewer Society’ in the Age of Web 2.0.” Theoretical Criminology 15.283 (2011): 283-99. Print.

Ferreday, Debra. “Adapting Femininities: The New Burlesque.” M/C Journal 10.2 (2007): 6. Print.

Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. London: Penguin Books, 1977. Print.

Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality Volume I: An Introduction. Vol. 1. 3 vols. New York: Vintage Books, A Divison of Random House Inc., 1978. Print.

Garber, Marjorie. Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety. London: Penguin Books, 1992. Print.

Goncu, Artin, and Anthony Perone. “Pretend Play as a Life-Span Activity ” Topoi 24 (2005): 137-47. Print.

Hennessy, Keith. “Tiara Sensation – Avant-Drag Pageant.” Zero Performance. San Francisco, 2010. Vol. 2012. Print.

Heriot, Angus. The Castrati in Opera. New York: Da Capo Press, 1974. Print.

Hopkins, Steven J. “Let the Drag Race Begin.” Journal of Homosexuality 46.3-4 (2004): 135-49. Print.

Huizinga, J. Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture. London: Routledge, 1949. Print.

Jagose, Annamarie. Queer Theory. Victoria, Melbourne University Press, 1996. Print

Jenkinson, Monique. “Monique Jenkinson  Fauxnique “.  San Francisco, 2009. 16 May 2012. <>.

King, Storm. “Researching Internet Communities: Proposed Ethical Guidelines for the Reporting of Results.” The Information society 12.2 (1996): 119-28. Print.

Kumbier, Alana. “One Body, Some Genders.” Journal of Homosexuality 43.3-4 (2003): 191-200. Print.

MacKenzie, Gordene Olga. Transgender Nation. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1994. Print.

Mathiesen, Thomas. “The Viewer Society: Michel Foucault’s ‘Panopticon’ Revisited ” Theoretical Criminology 1.215 (1997): 215-34. Print.

Minichiello, V., et al. In-Depth Interviewing: Principles, Techniques, Analysis. 2 ed. Melbourne: Longman, 1995. Print.

Mock, R. (2003). Heteroqueer ladies: Some Performative Transactions Between Gay Men and Heterosexual Women. Feminist Review, 75, 20-37.

Morland, I and Willox, A (eds), Queer Theory. Hampshire: Palgrave McMillian, 2005. Print

Newton, Esther. Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America. Anthropology of Modern Societies Series. Ed. Schneider, David M. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1972. Print.

Normington, Katie. Gender and Medieval Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Print.

Pronko, Leonard C. Theater East & West. London: University of Californina Press, Ltd, 1967. Print.

Pullen, Kristen. Actresses and Whores: On Stage and in Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Print.

Punch, Keith F. Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches. 2 ed. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2005. Print.

Rupp, Leila J., and Verta Taylor. Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. Print.

Rupp, Leila J., Verta Taylor, and Eve Ilana Shapiro. “Drag Queens and Drag Kings: The Difference Gender Makes.” Sexualities 13.3 (2010): 275-94. Print.

Schacht, Steven P. “Lesbian Drag Kings and the Feminine Emodiment of the Masculine.” Journal of Homosexuality 43.3-4 (2003): 75-98. Print.

Schacht, Steven, and Lisa Underwood. “The Absolutely Fabulous but Flawlessly Customary World of Female Impersonators.” Journal of Homosexuality 46.3-4 (2004): 1-17. Print.

Schewe, Elizabeth. “Serious Play: Drag, Transgender, and the Relationship between Performance and Identity in the Life Writing of Rupaul and Kate Bornstein.” Biography 32.4 (2009): 670-95. Print.

Schneider, Rebecca. The Explicit Body in Performance. London: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Scott, A.C. The Classical Theatre of China. New York: Macmillan, 1957. Print.

Scott, A.C. The Kabuki Theatre of Japan. London: Allen & Unwin, 1955. Print.

Singer, Jerome L. “Imaginative Play in Childhood: Precursor for Subjunctive Throughts, Daydreaming, and Adult Pretending Games.” The Future of Play Theory: A Multidisciplinary Inquiry into the Contributions of Brian Sutton-Smith. Ed. Pellegrini, Anthony D. New York: State University of New York Press, 1995. Print.

Smith, Kristen. “Faux Real.” The Bold Italic  (2011). 16 May 2012.

Taylor, Jodie. “The Music of Kings and Bio Queens.” Kritikos 4 (2007): 15. Print.

Taylor, Millie. British Pantomime Performance. Chicago: Intellect Ltd, 2007. Print.

Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together.  New York: Basic Books, 2011. Print

Turkle Sherry. Life on the Screen. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1995. Print

Warner, Michael (ed). Fear of a Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory: Minneapolis, 1993. Print

Wiles, David. Greek Theatre Performance: An Introduction Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Print.

Zeitlin, Froma I. Playing the Other: Gender and Society in Classical Greek Literature. London: The University of Chicago Press, 1996. Print.


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