Sarah Grange on history, queer lives and performance

ABL #15,  14 April, 2020

In:  Conversations, Creative Work, History, Identity

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Sarah Grange tells us about Moll Frith (also known as Mary Frith), an early modern crossdresser, queer and transgender history and performance: ‘how to meet those people who lie outside of the cishet, white male trajectory of progressive history: not the dudes on horses’.


  • Sarah Grange
  • Theatre practitioner and researcher

For more on these ideas, see:

  • Natasha Korda, Labors Lost: Women's Work and the Early Modern English , 2011
  • Elizabeth Freeman, Time Bends: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories , 2010
  • Jack Halberstam, Sex, Gender and the End of Normal , 2012
  • Jack Halberstam, Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability , 2018
  • Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, The Roaring Girl , 1611