Contemporary Feminist Theatres: To Each Her Own
Contemporary Feminist Theatres is a major evaluation of the forms feminism has taken in the theatre since 1968. Lizbeth Goodman provides a provocative and interdisciplinary study of the development of feminist theatres in Britain. She examines the treatment of key issues such as gender, race, sexuality, language and power in performance.
Based on original research and fresh data, Contemporary Feminst Theatres is a fully comprehensive and admirably clear analysis of a flourishing field of practice and inquiry.
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1 CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST THEATRES
2 FEMINIST THEATRES 196890
3 FOUR COMPANIES
4 COMMON WORKING METHODS OF FEMINIST THEATRES
5 LESBIAN THEATRES AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
6 BLACK FEMINIST THEATRES IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
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