A sourcebook on feminist theatre and performance: on and beyond the stage
Includes bibliographical references and index. Introductory Essay: Fathom Languages: Feminist Performance Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice / Jill Dolan -- 1. Art Versus Business: The Role of Women in American Theatre / Helen Krich Chinoy -- 2. Women for Women / Charlotte Rea -- 3. The WOW Cafe / Alisa Solomon -- 4. Notes on Lesbian Theatre / Emily L. Sisley -- 5. Women at the Helm: In Leadership Posts Once Reserved for Men, They're Challenging Our Assumptions About Sex and Power / Misha Berson -- 6. Bearing Witness: Anna Deavere Smith from Community to Theatre to Mass Media / Carol Martin -- 7. In Defense of the Discourse: Materialist Feminism, Postmodernism, Poststructuralism ... and Theory / Jill Dolan -- 8. Motherhood According to Karen Finley: The Theory of Total Blame / Lynda Hart -- 9. Brechtian Theory/Feminist Theory: Toward a Gestic Feminist Criticism / Elin Diamond -- 10. Reading Past the Heterosexual Imperative: Dress Suits to Hire / Kate Davy. 11. Feminist Theory, Poststructuralism, and Performance / Peggy Phelan -- 12. Anna Deavere Smith: The Word Becomes You: An Interview by Carol Martin -- 13. Robbin McCauley: Obsessing in Public: An Interview by Vivian Patraka -- 14. Holly Hughes: Polymorphous Perversity and the Lesbian Scientist: An Interview by Rebecca Schneider -- 15. Karen Finley: A Constant State of Becoming: An Interview by Richard Schechner -- 16. Dress Suits to Hire / Holly Hughes, Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw -- 17. The Constant State of Desire / Karen Finley.
- Dewey Decimal: 792/.082
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xix, 311 p. : ill.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
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