UPDATE: Postcolonial Theatre in Britain (7/10/04; collection)
UPDATE: POSTCOLONIAL THEATRE/ DRAMA IN BRITAIN(Call for chapters; book; 10
ALTERNATIVE MAINSTREAM THEATRES Post war it was class which broke the bounds
of the British stage; in the 60s and after it was gender. Increasingly it is
the theatre of the Other which is seen as interesting, as I note in my book
Breaking the Bounds: British Feminist Dramatists Writing in the
Mainstream since c. 1980, Peter Lang, 2003.
This critical anthology is a collection of essays on postcolonial theatre in
Britain. Essays critically analyze and evaluate twentieth century British
Black (Afro-Caribbean) and Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Bangla deshi) drama. This
invitation is for proposals from drama experts which involve a close reading
of the plays of
1. Sol B. Rivers
2. Shelley Silas
The papers should include an evaluation of how the drama analyzed is
relevant to British stages and audiences.
Abstracts of 500 words and a short biography of the author are invited by 10
July 2004. Abstracts by email only. Please do not send attachments.
Final drafts must be submitted by 31 August 30. Hard copy and disk in
Microsoft word to editor by post only. 6000 words. Endnotes. UK spelling. Short bio
of author including affiliations and previous publications in the field.
Editor: Dr. Dimple Godiwala
York St John College
Lord Mayor=E2=80=99s Walk
York YO31 7EX
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