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Title Contemporary women dramatists / introduction by Lizbeth Goodman ; editor, K.A. Berney ; associate editor, N.G. Templeton.

Published London ; Detroit : St. James Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail REF  822.914099287 CONT    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xxi, 335 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary literature series.
Contemporary literature series (London, England)
Notes Includes index.
Summary Profiling 85 English-language female playwrights -- from Agatha Christie to Sharman MacDonald -- this affordably priced and concisely written volume features women writers who have shaped, shocked and contributed to the stage, screen, radio and television since World War II.
Entries are arranged alphabetically and contain a detailed biography, a 1,000-word signed, critical essay, full play production and publication dates, a bibliography of writing in other genres and author's commentary, when available. Contemporary Women Dramatists also presents 20 extended essays on the most important plays written by women in recent years, . including "Little Foxes", "A.Raisin in the Sun", "Top Girls", "Night Mother" and many others.Includes an easy-to-use index.
Other author Berney, K. A. (Kathryn Ann), 1960-
Templeton, N. G.
Subject English drama -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Dramatists, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Women dramatists, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Women dramatists, English -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
American drama -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography.
American drama -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
English drama -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
American drama -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.
English drama -- Women authors -- Dictionaries.
ISBN 1558622128