Women, Theatre and Performance: New Histories, New Historiographies

Women, Theatre and Performance: New Histories, New Historiographies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719057137
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 04/05/2001
Series: Women Theatre and Performance MUP Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Maggie B. Gale is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham

Viv Gardner is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

1. Reading the intertheatrical or, the mysterious disappearance of Susanna CentilitreJacky Bratton

2. The invisible spectatrice: Gender, geography and theatrical space - Viv Gardner

3. Theatre history, historiography and women's dramatic writing - Susan Bennett

4. Wilhemine Schröder-Devrient: Wagner's theatrical muse - Susan A. Rutherford

5. Memories of Plessy: Henry James re-stages the past - John Stokes

6. Elizabeth Robins: Hysteria, politics and performance - Joanna Townsend

7. From fame to obscurity: In search of Clemence Dane - Maggie B. Gale

8. Workshop to mainstream: Women's playwriting in the contemporary British theatre - John Deeney

9. Feminists perform their past: Constructing history in The Heidi Chronicles and The Break of Day - Charlotte Canning

10. No space of our own? Margaret Macnamara, Alma Brosnan, Ruth Dodds and the ILP Arts Guild - Ros Merkin

11. Comic militancy: The politics of suffrage drama - Susan Carlson

12. The gender of Russian Serf theatre and performance - Catherine Schuler

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