Caryl Churchill's Top Girls

Caryl Churchill's Top Girls

by Alicia Tycer

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Overview

Caryl Churchill is widely considered to be one of the most innovative playwrights to haveemerged in post-war British theatre. Identified as a socialist feminist writer, she is one of the few British women playwrights to have been incorporated into the dramatic canon. Top Girls is one of Churchill's most well known and often studied works, using an all female cast to critique bourgeois feminism during the Thatcher era.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826495563
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/13/2008
Series: Modern Theatre Guides
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface1. Background2. Top Girls: analysis and commentary3. Production analysis4. Performance History5. Workshopping Top GirlsConclusionTimelineFurther ReadingReferencesIndex

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