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An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre

by Aston, Elaine.

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Published by Taylor & Francis Group Plc in London .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24275542M
ISBN 100203396111
OCLC/WorldCa172685250

  The community has truly come to feel like a family, somewhere I can be open, honest and myself. For me it has taken the battle out of my head and instead to somewhere I can get advice or simply tell about my daily struggles and triumphs. As we have seen, some of the women active before the feminist movement showed a concern for women’s oppression and rights and helped pave the way for the exploration of women’s issues in performance This chapter and the two following will outline the direct influence of certain key feminist positions on the growth and development of theatre.

  Introduction to feminism 1. Feminist literary criticism 2. What is it? • A concern with: • Women's’ role in society as portrayed through texts • Woman as a construct through literature 3. • Definition: • Unlike any other “isms” Feminism does not have a theoretical conceptual base. About Passionate Detachments. Feminist film theory has a complex history of debate, both with external theoretical positions, and among its own theorists. At the heart of this debate is the difficult relationship between 'woman' as cinematic representation, real life women, and the female theorist. Passionate detachment is the stance of the feminist engaged in a critical reading of the cinema.

  A fresh chapter was shaped by the s and 70s women’s movements in a long story of literary feminism. As newly educated women rejected unwanted destinies as second class wives and mothers, they channelled new ambitions into poetry, novels, short stories, autobiography, musical verse, history-writing, theatre and journalism. 50 years after women had got the vote in Britain, it was the . A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Graham, Gordon, July 15– Philosophy of the arts: an introduction to aesthetics/Gordon Graham.—3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Aesthetics. I. Title. BHG67 ′—dc


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More». Introduction. This study by Sue-Ellen Case serves as both an introduction to and an overview of the relationship between feminism and theatre. It raises questions for the feminist historian who inherits a tradition of theatre history in which women playwrights and actresses are conspicuously absent, and constructs an alternative history of what women have done.

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.5/5(1). 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 the.

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.

This classic studyis both an introduction to, and an overview of, the relationship between feminism and theatre. The reissued edition features a new Preface by Elaine Aston who examines the context.

Introduction The term 'women of colour' entered common parlance in the last years of the s, signifying both a weakness and a strength within the feminist movement. The position of women of colour fuses aspects of both materialist feminism and radical feminism.

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A Sourcebook on Feminist Theatre and Performance: On and Beyond the Stage (Worlds of Performance) Carol Martin. out of 5 stars 2. Kindle Edition. $ Theatre and Feminism Kim Solga. out of 5 stars 3. Kindle Edition. $ Next. Product details.

Paperback: pages;Cited by:   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:Pages: Feminist theatre developed during the era of second wave feminism. In the s, third wave feminism developed and was largely based on intersectionality, or the idea that race, gender, class.

Routledge, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the Author: Aston, E. An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre.

Routledge, Hardcover. Good. Feminism/Introduction. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world Feminism. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Feminism is a diverse collection of social theories, political movements, and moral philosophies, largely motivated by or concerning the experiences of women, especially in terms of their social, political, and economic situation.

1. Background: Feminism and Theatre Studies Part I: Feminist Approaches to Theatre 2. Finding a Tradition: Feminism and Theatre History 3. Feminist Theories of Representation: The Case Against Realism 4. M/Othering the Self: French Feminist Theory and Theatre 5. Staging Feminism(s) 6. 'Black Women': Shaping Feminist Theatre 7.Case's groundbreaking book, Feminism and Theatre, discusses radical and materialist feminism and its place in feminist theatre.

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