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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Susan Bennett introducedme tothe work ofDjanet Sears, and Dennis Walder to the workof Gcina Mhlophe. Lesley Ferris, Janet Goodridge and their MA students in 'Gender, Self and Performance' (1990–2: London) heardand commented on ...
As thefinal revisions tothe book were beingmade, the Open University's Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature, and Women's Studies Course Team offered considerable stimulus, supportandencouragement ...
Thanks to JanicePrice, Talia Rodgers, JuliaHall, Helena Reckitt, and tothe series editors extraordinaire: Susan Bassnett and Tracy Davis. Manyofthewomen who are the'subjects' of this book engaged quite actively in the process ...
I read thepostcard's message—'Make it yourself'—as amotto ofadifferentkind, forit seems appropriate tothe ... The San Francisco Mime Troup's motto is now filed in an envelope of 'important ideas' next to the word processor,lest Ishould ...
... (particularly LorenKruger'sand Barbara Freedman's) in Theatre Journal have contributedsubstantially tothe internationalstudyoffeminist theatre,as haveanumberof articles published in Women and Performance andTDR:The Drama Review.
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