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.
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