Performing gender violence : plays by contemporary American women dramatists / edited by Barbara Ozieblo, Noelia Hernando-Real

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Subjects: American drama--Women authors--History and criticism
American drama--20th century--History and criticism
Women in literature
Violence in literature
Sex crimes in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: vi, 198 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Barbara Ozieblo 1
1.. Violence against Women: Forms and Responses / Barbara Ozieblo 15
2.. American Women Playwrights and Violence against Women / Barbara Ozieblo 27
3.. My Home, My Battleground: The Deconstruction of the American Family / Noelia Hernando-Real 39
4.. The Role of Female Bonding on the Stage of Violence 61
5.. A Stalker, a Serial Killer, and the Women Who Survived Them: Psychological Abuse as a Form of Gender Violence / Miriam Lopez-Rodriguez 79
6.. The New Breast Cancer (Im)patient: Female Revolt against Biomedical Violence in US Drama / Marta Fernandez-Morales 97
7.. Survival Strategies in Recent Plays by African American Women Playwrights / Inmaculada Pineda-Hernandez 113
8.. Documenting War: Theatrical Interventions by Emily Mann and Heather Raffo / Ilka Saal 131
9.. The Victim and the Audience's Pleasure: An Exploration of Carson Kreitzer's Self Defense and Stefanie Zadravec's Honey Brown Eyes / Barbara Ozieblo 155
Notes on Contributors 173
Bibliography 175
Index 193
Additional Authors: Ozieblo, Bárbara
Hernando-Real, Noelia, 1977-
Notes: LCCN: 2011024638
ISBN: 9780230339958 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230339956 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction / by Noelia Hernando-Real and Barbara Ozieblo -- Violence against Women: Forms and Responses/ by Marta Fernandez-Morales ... [et al.] -- Violence against Women in U.S. Theater / by Noelia Hernando-Real and Barbara Ozieblo -- My Home, My Battleground: The Deconstruction of the American Family / by Noelia Hernando-Real -- The Role of Female Bonding on the Stage of Violence/ by Maria Dolores Narbona-Carrin -- A Stalker, a Serial Killer, and the Women Who Survived Them: Psychological Abuse as a Form of Gender Violence/ by Miriam Lopez-Rodriguez -- The New Breast Cancer (Im)patient: Female Revolt against Biomedical Violence in US Drama / by Marta Fernandez-Morales -- Survival Strategies in Recent Plays by African American Women Playwrights / by Inmaculada Pineda-Hernandez -- Documenting War: Theatrical Interventions by Emily Mann and Heather Raffo / by Ilka Saal -- The Victim and the Audience's Pleasure: an Exploration of Carson Kreitzer's Self Defense and Stefanie Zadravec's Honey Brown Eyes / by Barbara Ozieblo
OCLC Number: 738335842
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230339958
0230339956