UPDATE: Postcolonial Theatre in Britain (8/20/04; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com
contact email: 
DimpleGodiwala@aol.com

Update: deadline extended

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UPDATE: POSTCOLONIAL THEATRE/ DRAMA IN BRITAIN(Call for chapters; book; 5=20
August 2004)=20
ALTERNATIVE MAINSTREAM THEATRES Post war it was class which broke the bound=
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of the British stage; in the 60s and after it was gender. Increasingly it i=
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the theatre of the Other which is seen as interesting, as I note in my book=
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Breaking the Bounds: British Feminist Dramatists Writing in the Mainstream=20
since c. 1980, Peter Lang, 2003. =20
This critical anthology is a collection of essays on postcolonial theatre i=
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Britain. Essays critically analyse and evaluate twentieth century British=20
Black (Afro-Caribbean) and Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Bangla deshi) drama. I=
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currently inviting proposals which involve a close reading of the plays of=20=
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1. Sol B. Rivers =20
2. Shelley Silas=20
The papers should include an evaluation of how the drama analysed is=20
relevant to British stages and audiences.=20
Abstracts of 500 words and a short biography of the author are invited by 5=
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August 2004. Abstracts by email only. Please do not send attachments. =20
Final drafts must be submitted by 30 September 04. Hard copy and disk in=20
Microsoft word to editor by post only. 6000 words. Endnotes. UK spelling. S=
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bio of author including affiliations and previous publications in the fiel=
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Editor: Dr. Dimple Godiwala
York St John College
Lord Mayor=E2=80=99s Walk
York YO31 7EX
UK
Email: DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

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