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American Studies | Critical and Cultural Studies | Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Playwriting | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History


Daniel Pollack-Pelzner explains that contemporary reinterpretations of the classic American musical Oklahoma! may be getting back to its root: it's based on a play by a gay Cherokee man.

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Daniel Pollack-Pelzner
The hidden history of 'Oklahoma!'
Oregon Arts Watch, 2018-11-19



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