Voices made flesh: performing women's autobiography

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University of Wisconsin Press, Sep 15, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 322 pages
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"Voices Made Flesh includes scripts and essays about performances of the lives of women such as Gertrude Stein, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Anus Nin, which consider issues that arise when a woman represents another woman's life. In the second section, seven performers tell their own stories, engaging issues of sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, loss of parent, disability, life and death. Voices highlights issues of representation, identity, and staging in autobiographical performance. It examines the links between theory and criticism of women's autobiography, feminist performance theory, and performance practice

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Contents

Exploring Womens Autobiography
15
A Critical Autobiography
33
Gertrude Stein Never Enough
47
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Lynn C. Miller is associate professor of theatre and dance at the University of Texas at Austin. Jacqueline Taylor is professor of communication at DePaul University. M. Heather Carver is assistant professor of theatre and performance studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Jacqueline Taylor is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco. She has published on Hume's philosophy in Hume Studies, Topoi, The Journal of Ethics, The Blackwell Guide to Hume's Treatise, and Feminist Interpretations of David Hume.

M. Heather Carver is associate professor of performance studies and theatre at the University of Missouri. She is coeditor of "Voices Made Flesh: Performing Women's Autobiography".