(Re) Constructing Maternal Performance in Twentieth-Century American Drama

  • Authors
  • L. Bailey McDaniel

Part of the What is Theatre? book series (WHATT)

About this book

Introduction

Looking at a century of American theatre, McDaniel investigates how race-based notions of maternal performance become sites of resistance to cultural and political hierarchies. This book considers how the construction of mothering as universally women's work obscures additional, equally constructed subdivisions based in race and class.

Keywords

America drama theatre women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137299574
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Theatre & Performance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45282-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29957-4
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