ISBN-10:
0820445975
ISBN-13:
9780820445977
Pub. Date:
09/28/2003
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women

Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women

by Leslie Crawford HurleyLeslie Crawford Hurley

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Overview

Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women addresses gender issues and the «creating» of gender in contemporary theatre (1970s-1990s) by British and American women. This book’s foci are the biological-essentialism vision of the gender category, Woman, as well as the deconstruction of gender as presented in plays and performance art by women. Artists discussed include Beth Henley, Sarah Daniels, Pam Gems, Jane Chambers, Peggy Shaw, and Holly Hughes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820445977
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: American University Studies , #7
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

The Author: Leslie Crawford Hurley is Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College, The City University of New York. She received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from the College at Stony Brook, The State University of New York. She is currently researching a project on the relationship between drama and film.

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