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 bookhastwomain themes: the studyofdifferent feminist theatres inrelationtotheir culturalcontexts and to concurrent feminist and performance theories;and the larger theme of exploring differences within feministtheoriesandpractices ...
Thus,what IcallValuing',orthe study ofthesocialand cultural measures of value assigned tocertainkindsofwork, is a key theme in this book. It is developed throughout in relation to factorssuch aspopular culturalvalue, ...
Both arediscussed inthe context of women's changing rolesinthe theatre and society, and with reference to the notable differences of style and theme between contemporary British and American lesbiantheatres.
However, ithasbeen onlyrecently, and intermittently, thatwomen have madespectacles themselves. Onthis difference turns the ambiguous identity of a feminist theatre. 1 This, one of the keynotes tothe book,is alsoone ofits central themes.
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