Item description for Pulp and Other Plays by Tasha Fairbanks (Routledge Harwood Contemporary Theatre Studies) by G. Griffin...
Pulp and Other Plays by Tasha Fairbanks is an anthology of plays which were written for the British group Siren Theatre Company, a lesbian theatre collective founded in 1979 by women from the punk music scene who worked with their unorthodox performance skills to challenge mainstream traditions of "straight" acting. This anthology of three of the company's plays brings long overdue recognition to the company which was Britain's foremost lesbian collective in the 1980s. This collection indicates the diversity of Siren's theatre work: their radical feminist critique of heterosexuality and male violence in Curfew, their celebration of lesbian glamour and desire in Pulp, and a scathing attack on Thatcherite Britain in Now Wash Your Hands Please. About the Editors Gabrielle Griffin is Professor of Women's Studies at Nene College, Northampton. She is author of Heavenly Love? Lesbian Images in Twentieth Century Women's Writing (1993) and has most recently edi
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.53" Width: 7.4" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1996
ISBN 3718657457 ISBN13 9783718657452
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