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Title Theatre and feminist aesthetics / edited by Karen Laughlin and Catherine Schuler.

Published Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  792.082 THEA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 331 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Why Feminist Aesthetics? / Karen Laughlin -- 1. Problematics of a Feminist Theatre: The Case of A ma mere, a ma mere, a ma mere, a ma voisine / Jeannelle Laillou Savona -- 2. The Dis-Play's the Thing: Gender and Public Sphere in Contemporary British Theatre / Loren Kruger -- 3. American Drama, Feminist Discourse, and Dramatic Form: A Defense of Critical Pluralism / Patricia Schroeder -- 4. A Gynocratic Feminist Perspective and the Case of Kopit's Indians / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- 5. Feminist Theory of Theatre: Revolution or Revival? / Patti P. Gillespie -- 6. Zinaida Gippius: An Unwitting and Unwilling Feminist / Catherine Schuler -- 7. Simone Schwarz-Bart: Re-figuring Heroics, Disfiguring Conventions / Judith Miller -- 8. Making Familiar: Martha Boesing and Feminist Dramatic Structure / Lynne Greeley -- 9. Fearlessly "Looking Under the Bed": Marsha Norman's Feminist Aesthetic in Getting Out and 'night, Mother / Janet Brown and Catherine Barnes Stevenson.
10. In My Mother's House: Black Feminist Aesthetics, Television, and A Raisin in the Sun / Sheri Parks -- 11. Disrupting the Space: Toward a Feminist Aesthetic in Framework, Blind Salome, and Angels of Power / Sandra Shotlander -- 12. The Female Self and Performance: The Case of The First Actress / Lesley Ferris -- 13. The Aesthetics of Marginality: The Theatre of Joan Littlewood and Buzz Goodbody / Dympna Callaghan -- 14. The Feminist Aesthetic and the Male Director: The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- 15. Re-Visioning Scenography: A Feminist's Approach to Design for the Theatre / Delores Ringer.
Other author Laughlin, Karen Louise, 1949-
Schuler, Catherine, 1952-
Subject Feminism and theater.
Feminist theater.
Drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0838635490 (alk. paper)