Hardcover: 225 pages
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing; New edition edition (May 1, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 10230325
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
This contribution to Theatre Studies explores the shaping and performing of gender identity in British and Irish theatres since the 1980s. It highlights contact zones, conflict areas, and divergencies between the two theatre contexts with reference to historic, socio-political, and cultural clusters. Largely from a queer theory standpoint, this book reads several plays in their attempt to unmask exploiting mechanisms of sexuality and gender regul...