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Author Komporaly, Jozefina, 1969-

Title Staging motherhood : British women playwrights, 1956 to the present / Jozefina Komporaly.

Imprint Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

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 Moore Stacks  PR739.M68 K66 2007    Available  ---
Description xi, 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-201) and index.
Contents 1. Rethinking motherhood: instances of proto-feminism -- The chalk garden -- A taste of honey -- Play with a tiger -- The sport of my mad mother -- 2. Irreversible choice: female professional success -- Queen Christina -- Owners -- Top girls -- 3. Challenging the bond: mothers versus daughters -- Salonika and real estate -- The memory of water -- My mother said I never should -- Leave taking -- Kindertransport -- Butterfly kiss -- Phaedra's love -- 4. Daughters as mothers: the teenager as potential parent -- My mother says I never should -- When I was a girl, I used to scream and shout ... -- Rose's story -- Back street mammy -- 5. Maternal desire against the odds -- Making a claim for lesbian motherhood -- Care and control -- AID they neighbour -- Neaptide -- Adoption, infertility, technology -- Byrthrite -- The adoption papers -- The choice -- The break of day -- 6. Alternative dramaturgies: rewriting the maternal body -- Peeling -- Cake -- Yerma's eggs.
Subject English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Motherhood in literature.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1403999090
9781403999092