Rape on the contemporary stage

"This volume investigates the representation of rape in British and Irish theatre since the second wave of the Women's Movement. Mainly focusing on the period from the 1990s to the present, it identifies key feminist debates on rape and gender, and introduces a set of ideas about the funct...

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Main Author: Fitzpatrick, Lisa (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cham, Switzerland Palgrave Macmillan [2018]
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Summary:"This volume investigates the representation of rape in British and Irish theatre since the second wave of the Women's Movement. Mainly focusing on the period from the 1990s to the present, it identifies key feminist debates on rape and gender, and introduces a set of ideas about the function of rape as a form of embodied, gendered violence to the analysis of dramaturgical and performance strategies used in a range of important and/or controversial works"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-276), filmography (page 257) and index
Physical Description:ix, 281 pages 22 cm
ISBN:9783319708447
3319708449