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Feminine focus : the new women playwrights

Author: Enoch Brater
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirteen essays on contemporary women playwrights, demonstrating the central position this large body of new material occupies in any consideration of contemporary drama and including  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enoch Brater
ISBN: 0195057880 9780195057881
OCLC Number: 18629069
Description: xvi, 283 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Images of women in modern English theater / Katharine Worth --
Stereotype and prototype : character in the plays of Caryl Churchill / Austin E. Quigley --
Ariane Mnouchkine : playwright of a collective / Ruby Cohn --
Benmussa's adaptations : unauthorized texts from elsewhere / Elin Diamond --
The reverse side of a portrait : the Dora of Freud and Cixous / Rosette C. Lamont --
In search of a feminist theater : Portrait of Dora / Jeannette Laillou Savona --
Staging sexual difference : reading, recitation, and repetition in Duras' Malady of death / Sharon A. Willis --
From split subject to split britches / Sue-Ellen Case --
Susan Glaspell's contributions to contemporary women playwrights / Linda Ben-Zvi --
Still playing games : ideology and performance in the theater of Maria Irene Fornes / W.B. Worthen --
The play of letters : possession and writing in Chucky's hunch / Timothy Murray --
Distraught laughter : monologue in Ntozake Shange's theater pieces / Deborah R. Geis. Rites and responsibilities : the drama of black American women / Helene Keyssar --
The art of Tina Howe / Judith E. Barlow --
The way out, the way in : paths to self in the plays of Marsha Norman / Leslie Kane.
Responsibility: edited by Enoch Brater.
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