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Marriage Bans

On The 'Public' Role Of Love

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

If Porgy and Bess' history has functioned as a reflection of race relations in America, then we might also think of this show as one of those cultural spaces that invite us to reflect on marriage, as well. The songs powerfully record that desire for freedom to marry in our cultural ear.