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An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

By Elaine Aston

© 1995 – Routledge

176 pages

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Paperback: 9780415087698
pub: 1994-12-15
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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.


'… this book is brilliant. It is one of a few textbooks that I could read straight through …' - Veronica Baxter, Zululand Univ

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General