Contemporary Feminist Theatres: To Each Her Own
Contemporary Feminist Theatres is a major evaluation of the forms feminism has taken in the theatre since 1968. Lizbeth Goodman provides a provocative and interdisciplinary study of the development of feminist theatres in Britain. She examines the treatment of key issues such as gender, race, sexuality, language and power in performance.
Based on original research and fresh data, Contemporary Feminst Theatres is a fully comprehensive and admirably clear analysis of a flourishing field of practice and inquiry.
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S E R I E S E D I T O R S ' P R E F A C E Duringthepasttwodecades,the advent of feminist criticism has ensured that large numbers of previously unknown or forgotten women writers and artists have been recovered from the past and are now ...
Myownwork inthetheatre gave the projecta certainsenseofimmediacy, provingthat work infeminism and theatre studies is—as Nicole Ward Jouvehas argued in relation to academic criticism—closely related totheform ofcultural representation ...
Most feminist theatre is'alternative theatre' and is located on the 'fringe'. Some readersmaynot be familiar with the ... There is not one 'new school'of academic thinking, noroftheatre criticism.There aremany new perspectives,and many ...
12 Feminist criticism has analysed and argued for several different kinds of feminism, someof which have dangerously conflatedthe terms 'femaleness' and 'femininity'.Yet agreement about the meaningsof suchterms,and indeedof ...
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