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Women's Studies

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1. Cover image for 'Footpaths and Bridges'
Voices from the Native American Women Playwrights Archive
Edited by Shirley A. Huston-Findley and Rebecca Howard
The first anthology to showcase the rich and diverse dramatic work of Native American women
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Paper 2011 $41.95 Available Add Paper for "Footpaths and Bridges" to Cart
2. Cover image for 'Margaret Webster'
A Life in the Theater
Milly S. Barranger
A sweeping drama of the life and times of one of America's most innovative woman directors
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Hardcover 2004 $49.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Margaret Webster" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Margaret Webster"
2. Cover image for 'Margaret Webster'
A Life in the Theater
Milly S. Barranger
A sweeping drama of the life and times of one of America's most innovative woman directors
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Hardcover 2004 $49.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Margaret Webster" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Margaret Webster"
3. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell in Context'
American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-48
J. Ellen Gainor
The first in-depth examination of the theatrical achievements of this acclaimed playwright
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Paper 2004 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Susan Glaspell in Context" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Susan Glaspell in Context"
3. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell in Context'
American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-48
J. Ellen Gainor
The first in-depth examination of the theatrical achievements of this acclaimed playwright
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Paper 2004 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Susan Glaspell in Context" to Cart
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Susan Glaspell in Context"
4. Cover image for 'A Problem Like Maria'
Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical
Stacy Wolf
The Broadway tomboys, rebel nuns, and funny girls, who upset the 1950s gender norms: Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, and Barbra Streisand
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Paper 2002 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "A Problem Like Maria" to Cart
Hardcover 2002 $94.95 Available Add Hardcover for "A Problem Like Maria" to Cart
4. Cover image for 'A Problem like Maria'
Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical
Stacy Wolf
The Broadway tomboys, rebel nuns, and funny girls, who upset the 1950s gender norms: Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, and Barbra Streisand
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Paper 2002 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "A Problem like Maria" to Cart
Hardcover 2002 $94.95 Available Add Hardcover for "A Problem like Maria" to Cart
5. Cover image for 'Staging Desire'
Queer Readings of American Theater History
Kim Marra and Robert A. Schanke, Editors
Recovers the hidden history of theater professionals who transgressed the gendered expectations of their time
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Paper 2002 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Staging Desire" to Cart
6. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell'
Essays on Her Theater and Fiction
Linda Ben-Zvi, Editor
The first book-length critical assessment of American playwright and fiction writer Susan Glaspell
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Paper 2002 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Susan Glaspell" to Cart
7. Cover image for 'When Romeo Was a Woman'
Charlotte Cushman and Her Circle of Female Spectators
Lisa Merrill
Examines the life of the androgynous nineteenth-century American actress and her work on the Anglo-American stage
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Paper 2000 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "When Romeo Was a Woman" to Cart
8. Cover image for 'Cutting the Body'
Representing Woman in Baudelaire's Poetry, Truffaut's Cinema, and Freud's Psychoanalysis
Eliane DalMolin
Explores the notion of the cut in poetry, film, and psychoanalysis and how it might be linked to male creativity
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Hardcover 2000 $89.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Cutting the Body" to Cart
9. Cover image for 'The Stages of Age'
Performing Age in Contemporary American Culture
Anne Davis Basting
A first-of-its-kind study explores the intersections of performance and aging
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Hardcover 1998 $79.95 Available Add Hardcover for "The Stages of Age" to Cart
10. Cover image for 'Sightlines'
Race, Gender, and Nation in Contemporary Australian Theatre
Helen Gilbert
The Australian stage explored for its complex negotiations of race, gender, and post-colonialism
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Paper 1998 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Sightlines" to Cart
11. Cover image for 'Avery Hopwood'
His Life and Plays
Jack F. Sharrar
The biography of one of the foremost playwrights of the Jazz Age
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Hardcover 1998 $64.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Avery Hopwood" to Cart
12. Cover image for 'Tony Kushner in Conversation'
Robert Vorlicky, Editor
The premier American playwright of this decade speaks out about art, sexuality, and social justice
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Paper 1998 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Tony Kushner in Conversation" to Cart
13. Cover image for 'Approaching the Millennium'
Essays on Angels in America
Deborah R. Geis and Steven F. Kruger, Editors
Leading critics, scholars, and theater practictioners consider the most talked-about play of the 1990s
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Paper 1998 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Approaching the Millennium" to Cart
14. Cover image for 'Fornes'
Theater in the Present Tense
Diane Lynn Moroff
The first book-length study of avante-garde American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
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Hardcover 1996 $84.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Fornes" to Cart
15. Cover image for 'Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage'
Boy Heroines and Female Pages
Michael Shapiro
Cross-dressing in Shakespeare: a context for Elizabethan gender studies
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Paper 1996 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage" to Cart
16. Cover image for 'Plays by Early American Women, 1775-1850'
Amelia Howe Kritzer, Editor
Highlights the achievements and significance of women playwrights in early American drama.
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Paper 1995 $38.50 Available Add Paper for "Plays by Early American Women, 1775-1850" to Cart
17. Cover image for 'Act Like a Man'
Challenging Masculinities in American Drama
Robert Vorlicky
How men communicate with each other on stage when no women are present—and what it tells us about power and gender
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Paper 1994 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Act Like a Man" to Cart
18. Cover image for 'Plays by French and Francophone Women'
A Critical Anthology
Christiane P. Makward and Judith G. Miller, Editors
A rich collection of plays by French and francophone women writers in English translation
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Paper 1995 $48.95 Available Add Paper for "Plays by French and Francophone Women" to Cart
19. Cover image for 'Exiles, Eccentrics, Activists'
Women in Contemporary German Theater
Katrin Sieg
The first book-length critical appraisal of the work of Marieluise Fleisser, Elfriede Jelinek, Erika Mann, Else Lasker-Schuler, Kerstin Specht, and Ginka Steinwachs
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Hardcover 1995 $84.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Exiles, Eccentrics, Activists" to Cart
20. Cover image for 'A Stage of Their Own'
Feminist Playwrights of the Suffrage Era
Sheila Stowell
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Paper 1994 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "A Stage of Their Own" to Cart
21. Cover image for 'Presence and Desire'
Essays on Gender, Sexuality, Performance
Jill Dolan
Explores current controversies and significant concerns in feminist theater and performance
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Paper 1994 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Presence and Desire" to Cart
22. Cover image for 'Acting Out'
Feminist Performances
Lynda Hart and Peggy Phelan, Editors
The first book-length introduction to and critical analysis of contemporary feminist performance, from Madonna to Karen Finley to Cherrie Moraga
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Paper 1993 $39.95 Available Add Paper for "Acting Out" to Cart
23. Cover image for 'Upstaging Big Daddy'
Directing Theater as if Gender and Race Matter
Ellen Donkin and Susan Clement, Editors
Challenges established notions of the director's craft and disrupts conventional interpretations of "the canon"
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Paper 1993 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Upstaging Big Daddy" to Cart
24. Cover image for 'Lifted Masks and Other Works'
Susan Glaspell
A singular collection of short stories unveiling aspects of the human condition
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Paper 1993 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Lifted Masks and Other Works" to Cart
25. Cover image for 'Women and Comedy'
Rewriting the British Theatrical Tradition
Susan Carlson
Explores the history and nature of women in British dramatic comedy
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Hardcover 1991 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Women and Comedy" to Cart
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