Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women available in Paperback
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- Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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.
|Publisher:||Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers|
|Series:||American University Studies , #7|
|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.