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Paperback:The Cambridge companion to modern British women playwrights /:2000 Paperback The Cambridge companion to modern British women playwrights /
The Cambridge companion to modern British women playwrights /
Publication year: 2000
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0521595339 9780521594226 (hbk.)(pbk): 0521594227 (hbk.): 9780521595339 : 0521595339 :
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Exploring the historical and theatrical contexts in which women have written, and examining the work of individual writers, this text includes a chronology of playwriting from the 1920s to the 1970s and chapters on issues of nationality and identity.
A century in view: from suffrage to the 1990s / Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt -- -- Part 1: Retrospectives -- 2. Women playwrights of the 1920s and 1930s / Maggie B. Gale -- 3. New plays and women's voices in the 1950s / Susan Bennett -- 4. Women playwrights and the challenges of feminism in the 1970s / Michelene Wandor -- -- Part 2: National tensions and intersections -- 5. The politics of location / Susan Bassnett -- 6. Contemporary Welsh women playwrights / Anna-Marie Taylor -- 7. Contemporary Scottish women playwrights / Adrienne Scullion -- 8. Women playwrights in Northern Ireland / Mary Trotter -- 9. Language and identity in Timberlake Wertenbaker's plays / Susan Carlson -- -- Part 3: The question of the canon -- 10. Pam Gems: body politics and biography / Elaine Aston -- 11. Caryl Churchill and the politics of style / Janelle Reinelt -- 12. Violence, abuse abd gender relations in the plays of Sarah Daniels / Gabriele Griffin -- -- Part 4: The subject of identity -- 13. Smal
Exploring the historical and theatrical contexts in which women have written, and examining the work of individual writers, this text includes a chronology of playwriting from the 1920s to the 1970s and chapters on issues of nationality and identity.
Series title: Cambridge companions to literature
Extent: xx, 276p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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