UPDATE: British Queer Theatres (3/15/07; collection)

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

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain=20
Critics had been invited to write chapters for a critical study of=20
contemporary British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay=
, lesbian=20
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer=20
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and=
=20
binary oppositions, articles were invited which examine these identities as=
=20
represented in British drama since 1950.=20
A few of the topics which have been covered:=20
Lesbian theatre=20
Black lesbian theatre [Black in this anthology includes Asian]=20
Gay theatre=20
Black gay theatre=20
Transexuals, transvestites and other identities represented in British=20
theatre=20
And more=E2=80=A6=20
Individual chapters on dramatists, gay and lesbian theatre companies as wel=
l=20
as a historical trajectory of gay, lesbian and theatres of other sexualitie=
s=20
have been written. =20
I now need a critic to undertake to write a chapter on some early British=20
lesbian plays. The deadline for submission is 15 March 2007. Send proposal=
s=20
asap. Each chapter will be 6000-8000 words in length. Please send a proposa=
l of=20
500 words with your biographical details.=20
Additionally, short entries on the following plays are invited.=20

Entries of 2-3000 words on:
Debby Klein: Coming Soon
Catherine Kilcoyne: Julie
Sandra Freeman: Supporting Roles
Sue Frumin: The Housetrample
Cheryl Moch: Cinderella
any other plays by British women. Please submit proposal first.
=20
Please send a proposal of 500 words with your biographical details to=20

Dr. Dimple Godiwala, BA, MA (Bom), DPhil (Oxon)=20
_DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com_ (mailto:DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com)=20

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