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Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance
     

Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance

by Sue-Ellen Case
 

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The Split Britches theatre company have led the way in innovative and challenging lesbian performance for the last decade. Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance is a long awaited celebration of the theatre and writing of Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deborah Margolin, who make up this outstanding troupe.
This unique anthology comes complete

Overview

The Split Britches theatre company have led the way in innovative and challenging lesbian performance for the last decade. Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance is a long awaited celebration of the theatre and writing of Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deborah Margolin, who make up this outstanding troupe.
This unique anthology comes complete with:
* seven of Split Britches' best loved performance texts
* a critical, historical introduction by Sue-Ellen Case
* programme notes to accompany each of the plays
* a range of stunning photographic illustrations
The publication of the Split Britches play texts, collected here for the first time, provides invaluable access to these celebrated performance pieces for both the student and contemporary arts audience.

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A collection of essays detailing the intermingling conceptions of race, class, and gender among Black professionals. Hine (American History, Michigan State U.) intersperses her analysis with interviews of lawyers, nurses, teachers, and artists to compile a view which encompasses the particular historical experience of a class of people transformed by the Civil Rights Movement and feminism. Specifically, she discusses recognizable persons such as Anita Hill, Booker T. Washington, and Miles Davis, while generally reviewing the class histories of Black lawyers, nurses, and health care professionals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136165665
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Sue-Ellen Case is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside

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