Staging Black Feminisms: Identity, Politics, Performance / Edition 1

Staging Black Feminisms: Identity, Politics, Performance / Edition 1

by L. Goddard
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403986401

ISBN-13: 9781403986405

Pub. Date: 04/12/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Staging Black Feminisms explores the development and principles of black British women's plays and performance since the late Twentieth century. Using contemporary performance theory to explore key themes, it offers close textual readings and production analysis of a range of plays, performance poetry and live art works by practitioners.

Overview

Staging Black Feminisms explores the development and principles of black British women's plays and performance since the late Twentieth century. Using contemporary performance theory to explore key themes, it offers close textual readings and production analysis of a range of plays, performance poetry and live art works by practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403986405
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/12/2007
Series:
Performance Interventions Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: HISTORY AND AESTHETICS Black British Women and Theatre: An Overview Black Feminist Performance Aesthetics PART II: PLAYS Winsome Pinnock's Migration Narratives Jacqueline Rudet (Re)Writing Sexual Deviancy Jackie Kay and Valerie Mason-John's Zamis, Lesbians and Queers PART III: PERFORMANCES Black Mime Theatre Women's Troops Solo Voices: Performance Art, Dance and Poetry PART IV: CONCLUSIONS Black Feminist Futures? Notes Bibliography Index

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