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Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britainby Gabriele Griffin
Synopses & Reviews
Plays by writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, and Amrit Wilson, among others, are included in the first monograph to document plays by Black and Asian women in Britain. The volume analyzes concerns such as reverse migration (in the form of tourism), sexploitation, arranged marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum seeking as they emerge in the plays. It argues that Black and Asian women playwrights have become constitutive subjects of British theater.
The first monograph to examine plays by Black and Asian women in Britain, including writers such as Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, and Amrit Wilson, among others. The volume analyses concerns such as reverse migration (in the form of tourism), arranged marriages, and asylum seeking, as they emerge in the plays.
About the Author
Gabriele Griffin is Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Hull.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Diasporic subjects; 3. Geographies of un/belonging; 4. Unsettling identities; 5. Culture clashes; 6. Racing sexuality; 7. Sexploitation?; 8. Living diaspora now; Notes; References; Index.
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