Contemporary Feminist Theatres: To Each Her Own

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Routledge, Sep 2, 2003 - Performing Arts - 328 pages
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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
1 CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST THEATRES
13
2 FEMINIST THEATRES 196890
35
3 FOUR COMPANIES
59
4 COMMON WORKING METHODS OF FEMINIST THEATRES
85
5 LESBIAN THEATRES AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
111
6 BLACK FEMINIST THEATRES IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
143
7 NEW DIRECTIONS IN FEMINIST THEATRES
177
8 BRITISH FEMINIST THEATRE IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT
203
CONCLUSION
233
NOTES
237
BIBLIOGRAPHY
265
INDEX
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