An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

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Routledge, 1995 - Performing Arts - 166 pages
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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.

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Elaine Aston is Professor of Contemporary Performance at Lancaster University.

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