Representations of Gender and Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Drama by Women.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010Edition: 1Description: 1 online resource (261 p.)ISBN: 9780773419025Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- 21st century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Gender identity in literature | Women and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century | Women and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 21st century | Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Representations of Gender and Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Drama by WomenDDC classification: 822.9209352209415 | 822/.9209352209415 LOC classification: PR8795.W65 K87 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
REPRESENTATIONS OF GENDER AND FEMALE SUBJECTIVITY IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH DRAMA BY WOMEN; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Legacy of Foremothers and Contexts for theDevelopment of Women''s Playwriting in Ireland; Chapter 2: Body Polities and Dress Codes; Chapter 3: Performance, Metatheatre, and Carnival; Chapter 4: Character Constellations and Female Genealogies; Chapter 5: Storytelling, Narrators, and the Monologue Form; Chapter 6: Adaptation, Rewriting, and intertextuality; Chapter 7: Space and the Trope of the Journey
ConclusionWorks Cited; Index
Departing from the assumption that female-authored drama has developed its own strategies or revitalized older ones, this book traces dramatization of the specific female experience on the contemporary Irish stage. This work also rescues from obscurity plays written by lesser known authors.
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