Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain

Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain

by Gabriele Griffin
     
 

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Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights is the first monograph to document and analyse the plays written by Black and Asian women in Britain. Taking a thematic approach based on Avtar Brah's concept of 'diaspora space', the volume explores how Black and Asian women playwrights theatricalize their experiences of migration, displacement, identity, racism and… See more details below

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Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights is the first monograph to document and analyse the plays written by Black and Asian women in Britain. Taking a thematic approach based on Avtar Brah's concept of 'diaspora space', the volume explores how Black and Asian women playwrights theatricalize their experiences of migration, displacement, identity, racism and sexism in Britain.

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"Gabriele Griffin's Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain prevails over tis naming and provides strong focus to hold together its study of this under-recorded aspect of the British theatrical scene." Comparative Drama Sara Freeman, Illinois Wesleyan University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521174510
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

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