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Was John Lyly's play "Galatea" deliberately "queer", and how was it received at the time?

Galatea is a play by the Elizabethan playwright John Lyly which is thought to have been very influential on the era, sparking the popularity of the cross-dressing/gender reversal themes adopted by ...
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