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By Elaine Aston

Feminist perspectives at the English degree, first released in 2003, is an exhilarating and insightful examine on drama from a feminist standpoint, person who demanding situations an idea of the Nineties as a 'post-feminist' decade and can pay cognizance to women's playwriting marginalized through a 'renaissance' of indignant younger males. operating via a generational mixture of writers, from Sarah Kane, the iconoclastic 'bad lady' of the level, to the 'canonical' Caryl Churchill, Elaine Aston charts the numerous political and aesthetic alterations in women's playwriting on the century's finish. Aston additionally explores writing for the Nineties in theatre via Sarah Daniels, Bryony Lavery, Phyllis Nagy, Winsome Pinnock, Rebecca Prichard, Judy Upton and Timberlake Wertenbaker.

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