Performing Gender Violence: Plays by Contemporary American Women Dramatists

Performing Gender Violence: Plays by Contemporary American Women Dramatists

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349342464
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barbara Ozieblo is a professor of American Literature at the University of Málaga, Spain. Her publications include Susan Glaspell: A Critical Biography(2000). She is the co-founder of the Susan Glaspell Society, serving as its first president, and has now turned her attention to contemporary women's theatre.

Noelia Hernando -Real is an assistant professor of English and American Literature at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her publications include Self and Space in the Theater of Susan Glaspell(2011) and several articles on women playwrights. She is vice president of the Susan Glaspell Society.

Table of Contents

Introduction; N.Hernando-Real & B.Ozieblo Violence against Women: Forms and Responses; M.Fernández-Morales , I.Pineda-Hernández , M.López-Rodríguez & B.Ozieblo Violence against Women in U.S. Theater; N.Hernando-Real & B.Ozieblo My Home, My Battleground: The Deconstruction of the American Family; N.Hernando-Real The Role of Female Bonding on the Stage of Violence; M.Narbona-Carrión A Stalker, a Serial Killer, and the Women Who Survived Them: Psychological Abuse as a Form of Gender Violence; M.L.Rodríguez The New Breast Cancer (Im)patient: Female Revolt against Biomedical Violence in US Drama; M.Fernández-Morales Survival Strategies in Recent Plays by African American Women Playwrights; I.Pineda-Hernández Documenting War: Theatrical Interventions by Emily Mann and Heather Raffo; I.Saal The Victim and the Audience's Pleasure: an Exploration of Carson Kreitzer's Self Defense and Stefanie Zadravec's Honey Brown Eyes; B.Ozieblo

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