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Women, power and politics, then

Women, power and politics, then

A collection of wide-ranging and ambitious short plays reflecting the complexities of women and political power in the United Kingdom. The four plays published here look back to the moments in history when women possessed - or achieved - power, and what they did with it. The Milliner and the Weaver by Marie Jones The Lioness by Rebecca Lenkiewicz Handbagged by Moira Buffini Bloody Wimmin by Lucy Kirkwood 'a terrific achievement and crucial, frightening viewing, for both sexes' London Evening Standard 'the demands of compressed dramaturgy... have liberated these writers into genuinely experimental formats. It's incredibly refreshing' Michael Coveney, Whatsonstage.com Also available: Women, Power and Politics: Now

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Nick Hern, 2010
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Available: Newton Park

  • Newton Park – One available in Main Collection 822.9208/WOM

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Details

Statement of responsibility: introduced by Indhu Rubasingham
ISBN: 1848421168, 9781848421165
Physical Description: xi, 116 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Feminism; English drama; Women Political activity Great Britain Drama.; Literature.; 21st Century; Political drama

Contents

  1. The milliner and the weaver / Marie Jones
  2. The lioness / Rebecca Lenkiewicz
  3. Handbagged / Moira Buffini
  4. Bloody wimmin / Lucy Kirkwood.

Reviews

'a terrific achievement and crucial, frightening viewing, for both sexes'

Evening Standard||

'the demands of compressed dramaturgy... have liberated these writers into genuinely experimental formats. It's incredibly refreshing'

Whatsonstage.com