Alternative Theater in Taiwan: Feminist and Intercultural by Iris Hsin-chun Tuan PDF

By Iris Hsin-chun Tuan

Taiwan's ancient and modern prestige as a nexus of Asian and Western cultural affects presents a wealthy canvas of study for the writer who's uniquely informed in either Western serious and Taiwanese theatrical practices. This hugely unique booklet furnishes an inventive interpretation of different, modern Taiwanese Theater via making use of Feminism, Interculturalism and different western theories to 3 intercultural performances of 4 avant-garde woman administrators from 1993-2004. even if a number of vital playwrights and administrators have staged important gender evaluations of nationwide and overseas practices, virtually no critic has remarked upon them. The book's intersection of a gender critique, and, partially, a postcolonial one, with Taiwanese degree practices is, hence, a distinct and demanding contribution. "... This booklet is unique and forward-looking in its approach." - Sue-Ellen Case, Professor and Chair, serious experiences, division of Theater, UCLA

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