Staging Black Feminisms: Identity, Politics, Performance / Edition 1by L. Goddard
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.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements 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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