The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights

The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights


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ISBN-13: 9780521594226
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2010
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Chronology; 1. A century in view: from suffrage to the 1990s Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt; 2. Women playwrights of the 1920s and 1930s Maggie B. Gale; 3. New plays and women's voices in the 1950s Susan Bennett; 4. Women playwrights and the challenge of feminism in the 1970s Michelene Wandor; 5. The politics of location Susan Bassnett; 6. Contemporary Welsh women playwrights Anna-Marie Taylor; 7. Contemporary Scottish women playwrights Adrienne Scullion; 8. Women playwrights in Northern Ireland Mary Trotter; 9. Language and identity in Timberlake Wertenbaker's plays Susan Carlson; 10. Pam Gems: body politics and biography Elaine Aston; 11. Caryl Churchill and the politics of style Janelle Reinelt; 12. Violence, abuse and gender relations in the plays by Sarah Daniels Gabriele Griffin; 13. Small island people: black British women playwrights Meenakshi Ponnuswami; 14. Writing outside the mainstream Claire MacDonald; 15. Lesbian performance Sue-Ellen Case.

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