Feminist Theatre: An Introduction to Plays of Contemporary British and American Women

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1984 - American drama - 223 pages

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Precursors of Feminist Drama
Mother of American Feminist
the Politics

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About the author (1984)

About the Authors:
Vladimir Pozner is a noted commentator in the Soviet media, and is the author of Illusions. Helene Keyssar is Professor of Communication at the University of California, San Diego, and is the author of several books, including New Roots for the Nation.

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