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Feminism and Theatre
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Reissued Edition; E.Aston.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Traditional History: A Feminist Deconstruction.- Women Pioneers.- Personal Theatre.- Radical Feminism and Theatre.- Materialist Feminism and Theatre.- Women of Colour and Theatre.- Towards a New Poetics.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.

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'Elaine Aston's Foreword should persuade those teaching and studying university courses and modules in drama and theatre that this book is one of the founding texts on feminism and theatre, and should be revisited.' - Robert Burden, University of Teesside, UK 'The new Foreword by Elaine Aston is a welcome addition to this seminal work.' - Sara L. Warner, Cornell University, USA

About the Author

SUE-ELLEN CASE is Professor and Chair of Critical Studies in Theater, UCLA, USA. ELAINE ASTON is Professor of Contemporary Performance at Lancaster University, UK where she teaches and researches feminist theatre, theory and performance, a field in which she is widely published. Her authored studies include An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre (1994); Caryl Churchill (1997/ 2001); Feminist Theatre Practice (1999) and Feminist Views on the English Stage (2003). She has co-edited four volumes of plays by women and, with Janelle Reinelt, co-edited The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights (2000).

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'Elaine Aston's Foreword should persuade those teaching and studying university courses and modules in drama and theatre that this book is one of the founding texts on feminism and theatre, and should be revisited.' - Robert Burden, University of Teesside, UK 'The new Foreword by Elaine Aston is a welcome addition to this seminal work.' - Sara L. Warner, Cornell University, USA

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