Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. / Schafer, Elizabeth; Reimers, Sara.

The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. ed. / Jan Sewell; Clare Smout. Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. p. 655-77.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. / Schafer, Elizabeth; Reimers, Sara.

The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. ed. / Jan Sewell; Clare Smout. Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. p. 655-77.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Schafer, E & Reimers, S 2020, Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. in J Sewell & C Smout (eds), The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, pp. 655-77.

APA

Schafer, E., & Reimers, S. (2020). Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. In J. Sewell, & C. Smout (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage (pp. 655-77). Palgrave Macmillan.

Vancouver

Schafer E, Reimers S. Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. In Sewell J, Smout C, editors, The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. p. 655-77

Author

Schafer, Elizabeth ; Reimers, Sara. / Feminist Dramaturgy in Practice: Lazarus Theatre Company’s Staging of Elizabeth Cary’s 'The Tragedy of Mariam'. The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. editor / Jan Sewell ; Clare Smout. Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. pp. 655-77

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