Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)
Gabriele GriffinISBN: 0521817250; 9780521817257;
Book DescriptionPlays by writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, and Amrit Wilson, among others, are included in the first monograph to document plays by Black and Asian women in Britain. The volume analyzes concerns such as reverse migration (inthe form of tourism), sexploitation, arranged marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum seeking as they emerge in the plays. It argues that Black and Asian women playwrights have become constitutive subjects of British theater.Download DescriptionThis is the first monograph to document and analyse the plays written by Black and Asian women in Britain. The volume explores how Black and Asian women playwrights theatricalize their experiences of migration, displacement, identity, racism and sexism in Britain. Plays by writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, Maya Chowdhry, and Amrit Wilson, among others - many of whom have had their work produced at key British theatre sites - are discussed in some detail. Other...