Staging Black Feminisms: Identity, Politics, Performance

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Staging Black Feminisms sets out to challenge perceptions of black women's theatre work as inherently feminist. Drawing on black feminist theories of identity and theories of black and feminist performance form, it analyses key themes such as migration, motherhood, sexuality, mixed-race identity and interracial relationships in a range of late-twentieth- and early twenty-first century black British women's plays and performances. Case studies explore plays by Winsome Pinnock, Jackie Kay, Valerie Mason-John, Jacqueline Rudet and ebbie tucker green, alongside devised performance, dance, performance poetry and live art by Black Mime Theatre Women's Troop, Patience Agbabi, SuAndi, Dorothea Smartt, and Susan Lewis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
Number of pages229
ISBN (Print)978-1-4039-8640-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2007

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