Staging Motherhood : British Women Playwrights, 1956 to the PresentMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: 1 online resource (224 p.).ISBN: 9780230598485.Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Feminism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Motherhood in literature | Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Staging Motherhood : British Women Playwrights, 1956 to the PresentDDC classification: 822.9109928 LOC classification: PR739 .M68 K66 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Rethinking Motherhood: Instances of Proto-Feminism; 2 Irreversible Choice: Female Professional Success; 3 Challenging the Bond: Mothers versus Daughters; 4 Daughters as Mothers: The Teenager as Potential Parent; 5 Maternal Desire Against the Odds; 6 Alternative Dramaturgies: Rewriting the Maternal Body; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Focusing on post-1956 British women playwrights, this book questions to what extent transformations in women''s lives have impacted on theatre. Contributing to a range of discourses, including gender studies, cultural studies and theatre and performance studies, this timely volume is crucial to our understanding of women''s drama in this period.
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