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Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain
     

Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain

by Gabriele Griffin
 

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Plays by writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, and Amrit Wilson, among others, are included in the first monograph to document plays by Black and Asian women in Britain. The volume analyzes concerns such as reverse migration (in the form of tourism), sexploitation, arranged marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum seeking as they emerge in the

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Plays by writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, and Amrit Wilson, among others, are included in the first monograph to document plays by Black and Asian women in Britain. The volume analyzes concerns such as reverse migration (in the form of tourism), sexploitation, arranged marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum seeking as they emerge in the plays. It argues that Black and Asian women playwrights have become constitutive subjects of British theater.

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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)

Meet the Author

Gabriele Griffin is Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Hull.

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