An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

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An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre
Author : Elaine Aston
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Publisher : Routledge
Language : English
Release Date : 02 September 2003
ISBN : 9781134882243
Pages : 176 pages
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An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre by Elaine Aston Book PDF Summary

At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre. In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including: * Feminism and theatre history * `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre * Black women: shaping feminist theatre * Performing gender: a materialist practice * Colonial landscapes Feminist thought is changing the way theatre is taught and practised. An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre is compulsory reading for anyone who requires a precise, insightful and up-to-date guide to this dynamic field of study.

An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre. In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including: * Feminism and theatre history * `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre * Black women: shaping feminist

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