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An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

By Elaine Aston

Routledge – 1994 – 176 pages

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    978-0-415-08769-8
    December 15th 1994
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    978-0-415-08768-1
    December 15th 1994
    Out-of-print

Description

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.

Reviews

'… this book is brilliant. It is one of a few textbooks that I could read straight through …' - Veronica Baxter, Zululand Univ

Name: An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Elaine Aston. 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: *...
Categories: Theatre & Performance Studies, Feminist Theatre, Gender & Sexuality