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Auto/biography and identity

Author: Maggie B Gale; Vivien Gardner
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2009.
Series: Women, theatre and performance
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at how a range of women in the theatre - actors, managers, writers and live artists - have used, and still use, autobiography and performance as both a means of expression and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie B Gale; Vivien Gardner
ISBN: 9780719063336 0719063337
OCLC Number: 312626242
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Notes on contributors Introduction - Women, theatre and performance: Auto/biography and performance - Maggie B. Gale & Viv Gardner Part 1: Telling tales: Autobiographic strategies 1. The three nobodies: Autobiographical strategies in the work of Alma Ellerslie, Kitty Marion and Ina Rozant - Viv Gardner 2. The disappearing subject in Susan Glaspell's auto/biographical theatre - Nicola Shaugnessy Imag(in)ing a life: Adrienne Kennedy's 'People Who Led to My Plays' and 'Deadly Triplets' - Elaine Aston Part 2: The professional/confessional self 3. The way to the world: Emma Robinson and the dilemmas of identity - Susan Croft 4. Lena Ashwell and auto/biographical negotiations of the professional self - Maggie B. Gale 5. Tilly Wedekind and Lulu: The role of her life or the role in her life? - Bella Merlin 6. Troubling identities: Claire Dowie's 'Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt?' - Gabriele Griffin Part 3: Auto/biography. Identity and performance 7. Latina theatre and performance: Acts of exposure - Caridad Svich 8. Being her: presence, absence and performance in the art of Janet Cardiff and Tracy Emin - Jen Harvie 9. Peforming lesbians: Constructing the self, constructing the community - Dee Heddon 10. Re(ci)petoires of the self: Autobiographical aspects of Bobby Baker's performance works. Bobby Baker interview - Catharine Maclean Hopkins
Series Title: Women, theatre and performance
Responsibility: edited by Maggie B. Gale and Viv Gardner.
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