An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

Synopsis

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 landscapesFeminist 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.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Susan Glaspell
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1995