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A fascinating study of women in the arts, International Women Stage Directors is a comprehensive examination of women directors in twenty-four diverse countries. Organized by country, chapters provide historical context and emphasize how social, political, religious, and economic factors have impacted women's rise in the theatre, particularly in terms of gender equity. Contributors tell the stories of their home country's pioneering women directors and profile the most influential women directors practicing today, examining their career paths, artistry, and major achievements. Contributors are Ileana Azor, Dalia Basiouny, Kate Bredeson, Miřenka Čechová, Marié-Heleen Coetzee, May Farnsworth, Anne Fliotsos, Laura Ginters, Iris Hsin-chun Tuan, Maria Ignatieva, Adam J. Ledger, Roberta Levitow, Jiangyue Li, Lliane Loots, Diana Manole, Karin Maresh, Gordon McCall, Erin B. Mee, Ursula Neuerburg-Denzer, Claire Pamment, Magda Romanska, Avra Sidiropoulou, Margaretta Swigert-Gacheru, Alessandra Vannucci, Wendy Vierow, Vessela S. Warner, and Brenda Werth.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Introduction
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  1. Argentina
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  1. Australia
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  1. Brazil
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  1. Bulgaria
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  1. Canada
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  1. China
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  1. Cuba
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  1. The Czech Republic
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  1. Egypt
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  1. France
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  1. Germany
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  1. Great Britain
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  1. Greece
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  1. India
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  1. Ireland
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  1. Kenya
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  1. Mexico
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  1. Pakistan
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  1. Poland
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  1. Romania
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  1. Russia
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  1. South Africa
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  1. Taiwan
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  1. United States of America
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780252095856
Related ISBN
9780252037818
MARC Record
OCLC
861199827
Pages
360
Launched on MUSE
2013-11-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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