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- Consumer society in Mark Ravenhill's Shopping and Fucking
- [Theatre, Drama, Acting] Mark Ravenhill - Shopping and Fucking (1996)
Shopping and fucking
Skip to main content. Thomas, A. Thomas, Aaron C. Lynn , committee member School of Theatre , degree granting department Florida State University , degree granting institution. This thesis is focused on the intersections of queer theory and violence. Specifically, I look at how acts of violation define and inform queer subjectivity in theatrical representation.
Consumer society in Mark Ravenhill's Shopping and Fucking
Lulu, an actress, is interviewed by the sinister Brian for a television job in advertising, and is given Ecstasy tablets to sell. Mark reappears, but is reluctant to commit to Robbie again. Mark, in search of impersonal sex, pays to lick year-old Gary's anus, but is alarmed that he is bleeding. Robbie goes to sell his Ecstasy tablets but gets so high himself that he gives them away and then gets beaten up. Gary reveals to Mark that he was abused by his stepfather and invites Mark to stay.
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It's summer. I'm in a supermarket. It's hot and I'm sweaty. And I'm watching this couple shopping. I'm watching you.
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[Theatre, Drama, Acting] Mark Ravenhill - Shopping and Fucking (1996)
It was Ravenhill's first full-length play. It received its first public reading at the Finborough Theatre , London , in When first produced, Shopping and Fucking received mixed reviews. Some were shocked by the play's sexually violent content, which includes the pseudo-rape of an underage male by other males. Other critics were drawn to the play's black humour , and its mixture of Sadean and Marxist philosophies.
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Male Trouble pp Cite as. By all normative accounts, gay men are failed men. This chapter explores this recuperative dynamic by considering how homosexuality is rehabilitated through acts of violent subjection within a heteronormative imaginary.