Feminism and Theatre

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-15
  • Publisher: Red Globe Pr

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Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?


This classic studyis both an introduction to, and an overview of, the relationship between feminism and theatre. The reissued edition features a newForeword by Elaine Aston who examines the context in which Case's book was written, the influence it has had, subsequent developments in the field and the continued importance of the work.

Author Biography

SUE-ELLEN CASE is Professor and Chair of Critical Studies in Theater, UCLA, USA.

ELAINE ASTON is Professor of Contemporary Performance at Lancaster University, UK where she teaches and researches feminist theatre, theory and performance, a field in which she is widely published. Her authored studies include An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre (1994); Caryl Churchill (1997/ 2001); Feminist Theatre Practice (1999) and Feminist Views on the English Stage (2003). She has co-edited four volumes of plays by women and, with Janelle Reinelt, co-edited The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights (2000).

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Reissued Editionp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xxiv
Introductionp. 1
Traditional History: A Feminist Deconstructionp. 5
Women Pioneersp. 28
Personal Theatrep. 46
Radical Feminism and Theatrep. 62
Materialist Feminism and Theatrep. 82
Women of Colour and Theatrep. 95
Towards a New Poeticsp. 112
Notesp. 133
Bibliographyp. 139
Indexp. 145
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