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Feminist futures?: theatre, performance, theory

Feminist futures?: theatre, performance, theory

Harris, Geraldine (Geraldine Mary); Aston, Elaine

This volume presents a timely contribution to the debates regarding future possibilities for feminism, theatre and performance. A mix of theatre scholars and practitioners engage in critical debates on topics that include citizenship, autobiography, cultural heritage and political agency

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris
ISBN: 1403945322, 9781403945327
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-233) and index.
Physical Description: xiii, 243 p. ; 23 cm.
Series: Performance interventions
Subject: Feminist theater.; Feminism; Performance; Theatre


  1. Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Feminist Futures and the Possibilities of 'We'?
  2. G.Harris & E.Aston Navigating Postfeminism: Writing Out of the Box
  3. J.Reinelt Citizenship and Gender in Asian British Performance
  4. M.Ponnuswaimi Curious Feminists
  5. L.Hill & H.Paris 'Bad Girls' and 'Sick Boys': New Women Playwrights and the Future of Feminism
  6. E.Aston Predicting the Past: Histories and Futures in the Work of Women Directors
  7. A.Monks The Screens of Time: Feminist Memories and Hopes
  8. S.Case Africa Lives on in We: Histories and Futures in the Work of Women Directors
  9. SuAndi The Politics of the Personal: Autobiography in Performance
  10. D.Heddon Performing in Glass: Reproduction, Technology, Performance and the Bio-spectacular
  11. A.Furse 'It is Good to Look at One's Own Shadow': A Woman's International Theatre Festival and Questions for International Feminism
  12. E.Aston , G.Harris & L.Simic Gendering Space: The Desert and the Psyche in Contemporary Australian Theatre
  13. J.Tompkins Angry Again? - New York Women Artists and Feminist Futures
  14. L.Champagne , C.Mac Low R.Margraff & F.Templeton Bibliography Index


'[A] resolutely interrogatory body of essays... Feminist Futures? is an admirable inquiry, one question mark that inevitably raises many more.' - Laura Baggaley, Times Literary Supplement

'Feminist Futures?, like feminism itself, [is] a polyvocal interrogation of complex issues which can have no single articulation or solution, but in which many different voices speak of common concerns.' - Laura Baggaley, Times Literary Supplement

''For those interested in women and performance, it is an absolutely critical book.' - Erin Striff, Modern Drama