How Timberlake Wertenbaker Constructs New Forms of Gender in Her History Plays
Exposing the Power Relations Between the SexeseBook - 2012
Despite the confines of traditional notions of history and gender, Timberlake Wertenbaker uses her history plays to argue that history and gender should be reread to radically challenge these traditional notions. She uses her history plays to construct a new vision. This book discusses seven Timberlake plays from this new perspective of gender, focusing on how gender impacts history, showing the unstable power relations that exist between the sexes.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (317 pages)