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By Penny Farfan,Lesley Ferris

ISBN-10: 1137270780

ISBN-13: 9781137270788

ISBN-10: 1137270799

ISBN-13: 9781137270795

Breaking new flooring during this century, this wide-ranging choice of essays is the 1st of its type to handle the paintings of latest foreign ladies playwrights. The e-book considers the paintings of proven playwrights comparable to Caryl Churchill, Marie Clements, Lara Foot-Newton, Maria Irene Fornes, Sarah Kane, Lisa Kron, younger Jean Lee, Lynn Nottage, Suzan-Lori Parks, Djanet Sears, Caridad Svich, and Judith Thompson, however it additionally foregrounds very important performs through many rising writers. Divided into 3 sections—Histories, Conflicts, and Genres—the e-book explores such themes because the feminist historical past play, solo functionality, transcultural dramaturgies, the id play, the gendered terrain of warfare, and eco-drama, and encompasses paintings from the U.S., Canada, Latin the United States, Oceania, South Africa, Egypt, and the uk.

With contributions from prime overseas students and an introductory review of the troubles and demanding situations dealing with ladies playwrights during this new century, Contemporary ladies Playwrights explores the variety and tool of women's playwriting on the grounds that 1990, highlighting key voices and interpreting the most important severe and theoretical advancements in the box.

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