Feminist Rereadings of Modern American Drama
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Literary Collections - 249 pages
Contributors present a revisioning of familiar texts that encourages a fuller understanding of the gender ideology of American literature and culture. Includes rereadings in feminist terms of plays by Eugene O'Neill, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, and Sam Shepard.
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