Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2009

272 Pages | 17 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719063336

Bookseller Code (06)


Auto/biography and identity

Maggie B. Gale and Viv Gardner

Published by Manchester University Press

Women Theatre and Performance MUP

  • The first book of its kind, examining how a range of women in the theatre have used autobiography and performance as a means of expression and control over their professional and private selves
  • A groundbreaking work, which makes new connections between texts and performances, past and present practitioners, professional and private selves, and individuals and communities
  • The editors have drawn on a vast range of new material from three centuries
  • A landmark contribution to theatre history and performance analysis, gender and cultural theory and autobiographical studies

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