Making a Spectacle: Feminist Essays on Contemporary Women's Theatre

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University of Michigan Press, 1989 - Social Science - 347 pages
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The first scholarly collection to discuss the intersection of feminism and dramatic theory
 

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Contents

Mass Culture and Metaphors of Menace in Joan Schenkars Plays
25
Hunger and Satiation in the Plays of Tina Howe
41
New Plays of Black Women
61
Plays of Maria Irene Fornes
76
Ntozake Shange and the Warrior ReVisioned
86
Reformulating the Question
101
Pam Gemss Aunt Mary and Camille
103
Female Quest and the FamilyPlay Tradition
118
Japanese American Women Playwrights
181
A Retrospective to the Present
195
The Women of El Teatro Campesino
209
Artist and Ideologue
239
Disruptions
257
InVisible Bodies in Churchills Theater
259
Toward a ButchFemme Aesthetic
282
Sandra Shotlanders Framework and Blind Salome
300

Wendy Kesselmans Mv Sister in This House
131
Marsha Normans Shetragedies
147
Alternatives to History
167
Megan Terrys Traveling Family Circus
169
The Politics of Production
318
Contributors
345
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LYNDA HART is an Assistant Professor of English at Xavier University in Cincinnati where she teaches Modern and Contemporary Drama and Shakespeare.

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