An introduction to feminism and theatre /[ Reference ] Published by : Routledge, (London ; | New York :) Physical details: ix, 166 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN:0415087686; 0415087694 (pbk.). Year: 1995 Item type: Reference
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|Boston University London||REF / PN 1590 .A88 1995 (Browse shelf)||Not for loan|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-162) and index.
At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre.
In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including:
* Feminism and theatre history
* `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre
* Black women: shaping feminist theatre
* Performing gender: a materialist practice
* Colonial landscapes
Feminist thought is changing the way theatre is taught and practised. An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre is compulsory reading for anyone who requires a precise, insightful and up-to-date guide to this dynamic field of study.