• Methuen Drama Anthology Of American Women Playwrights 1970 2020

Methuen Drama Anthology Of American Women Playwrights 1970 2020

Methuen Drama Anthology Of American Women Playwrights 1970 2020

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  • Author
    Russell Volkening Inc
  • Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Publication date
    14 May 2020

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Book Detail

  • Book Title

    Methuen Drama Anthology Of American Women Playwrights 1970 2020

  • Author

    Russell Volkening Inc

  • Date Published

    14 May 2020

  • Publisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing

  • Pages

    352 pages

  • ISBN

    9781350068742

Book Description

"In this exciting new anthology, Wesley Brown and Aimée K. Michel bring together six wonderfully teachable plays by some of the greatest American women dramatists of the past fifty years-- Ntozake Shange, Suzan-Lori Parks, Paula Vogel, Lynn Nottage, Beth Henley, and Susan Yankowitz. The editors provide a helpful Introduction to the last 100 years of theatrical activity, from suffrage and anti-lynching plays, through the explosive 1960s, to recent Broadway triumphs, highlighting women's struggle-a struggle that continues--to put their vision and voices on the American stage." Elin Diamond, Rutgers University, USA

This volume celebrates the iconoclastic power of six American women playwrights who pushed the boundaries of the form outside the box of conventional drama.

Each play is accompanied by a short introduction providing the biographical background of the playwright as well as discussing the dramatic style of her writing, the extent to which her work is informed by major playwrights of the period, and how the specific work illustrates the overarching themes of her body of work.

The plays included are:
Gun by Susan Yankowitz
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technologically stressed third world people by Ntozake Shange
The Jacksonian by Beth Henley
The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel
In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks
Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage

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