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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This book is concerned with the evolution and development not of 'women's theatre', but more specifically of 'feminist theatre', defined as political theatre oriented toward change, produced by women with feminist concerns, a definition ...
thoseten commandments andI'll writeyouup It's not theory that's strutting around—but recognizing that it's a theatrical form you're investigating as well. And it'ssad thatafter tenyears thereare somany people lookingatit fromtotally the ...
5 Such words can be adopted as mottos for feminist theatre work, in many different cultural contexts and generations. ... to enable or initiate positive change for women through political and theatrical representation.
Theoretical argumentsare grounded with empirical information, including the results ofan original survey ofBritishfeminist theatre groupswhich studiessomeofthe common working practices, company structures, memberships, ...
Interms of theexisting'canon' of women's and feminist theatre studies,SusanBassnett's work is most substantial: sheoffersthefirst ... British)feminist theatresfrom 1968 to thepresent, withdueregard forsocial, historical,theatrical, ...
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