Feminism and theatre

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Palgrave Macmillan, Mar 15, 2008 - Performing Arts - 160 pages
This classic studyis both an introduction to, and an overview of, the relationship between feminism and theatre. The reissued edition features a new Preface by Elaine Aston who examines the context in which Case's book was written, the influence it has had, subsequent developments in the field and the continued importance of the work.

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Contents

Women Pioneers
28
Personal Theatre
46
Radical Feminism and Theatre
62
Copyright

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SUE-ELLEN CASE is Professor and Chair of Critical Studies in Theater, UCLA, USA.

ELAINE ASTON is Professor of Contemporary Performance at Lancaster University, UK where she teaches and researches feminist theatre, theory and performance, a field in which she is widely published. Her authored studies include An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre (1994); Caryl Churchill (1997/ 2001); Feminist Theatre Practice (1999) and Feminist Views on the English Stage (2003). She has co-edited four volumes of plays by women and, with Janelle Reinelt, co-edited The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights (2000).

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