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Shakespeare and gender in practice / Terri Power.

Author/Creator:
Power, Terri, author.
Publication:
London ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 192 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Shakespeare in practice.
Shakespeare in practice
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Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Gender identity in the theater.
Sex role in the theater.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Theater.
Summary:
"This book explores theoretical and practical approaches to performing gender in contemporary Shakespeare productions. It focuses on contemporary practice, looking at how it is responding to a new cultural politics of gender and creating a critical language for understanding the performing of gender in the staging of Shakespeare's plays"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I. In Theory: 1. Gender theory; 2. Actor-audience dynamics at play in gender performance; 3. ShakesQueer; 4. Case study: all-female Julius Caesar; 5. Opportunity in performing Shakespeare is a drag for women
Part II. In Practice: 6. All-male companies; 7. The female players and all-female companies; 8. Creative casting; 9. Queer Shakespeare; 10. The cross-gender workshop
Part III. Debate and Provocation: 11. Interview with Lisa Wope.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781137408525
1137408529
9781137408532
1137408537
OCLC:
917340537