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Staging black feminisms : identity, politics, performance / Lynette Goddard.

By: Goddard, Lynette, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Performance interventions. Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007Description: ix, 229 p. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137582393 (hbk.).Subject(s): Black theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Feminist theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Lesbian theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Women in the theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism | English drama -- Black authors -- History and criticismDDC classification: 792.08996041 GOD | 822.914099287
Contents:
PART I: HISTORY AND AESTHETICS -- Black British Women and Theatre: An Overview -- Black Feminist Performance Aesthetics -- PART II: PLAYS -- Winsome Pinnock's Migration Narratives -- Jacqueline Rudet (Re)Writing Sexual Deviancy -- Jackie Kay and Valerie Mason-John's Zamis, Lesbians and Queers -- PART III: PERFORMANCES -- Black Mime Theatre Women's Troops -- Solo Voices: Performance Art, Dance and Poetry -- PART IV: CONCLUSIONS -- Black Feminist Futures?
Summary: Staging Black Feminisms explores the development and principles of black British women's plays and performance since the late Twentieth century. Using contemporary performance theory to explore key themes (such as migration, motherhood, sexuality, and mixed race identity), it offers close textual readings and production analysis of a range of plays, performance poetry and live art works by practitioners, including Patience Agbabi, Jackie Kay, Valerie Mason John, Winsome Pinnock, Jacqueline Rudet, Debbie Tucker Green, Dorothea Smartt, Su Andi, and Susan Lewis.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-220) and index.

PART I: HISTORY AND AESTHETICS -- Black British Women and Theatre: An Overview -- Black Feminist Performance Aesthetics -- PART II: PLAYS -- Winsome Pinnock's Migration Narratives -- Jacqueline Rudet (Re)Writing Sexual Deviancy -- Jackie Kay and Valerie Mason-John's Zamis, Lesbians and Queers -- PART III: PERFORMANCES -- Black Mime Theatre Women's Troops -- Solo Voices: Performance Art, Dance and Poetry -- PART IV: CONCLUSIONS -- Black Feminist Futures?

Staging Black Feminisms explores the development and principles of black British women's plays and performance since the late Twentieth century. Using contemporary performance theory to explore key themes (such as migration, motherhood, sexuality, and mixed race identity), it offers close textual readings and production analysis of a range of plays, performance poetry and live art works by practitioners, including Patience Agbabi, Jackie Kay, Valerie Mason John, Winsome Pinnock, Jacqueline Rudet, Debbie Tucker Green, Dorothea Smartt, Su Andi, and Susan Lewis.

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