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Author Aston, Elaine, 1958-
Title A good night out for the girls : popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance / Elaine Aston and Geraldine Harris.
Publication Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.



Descript viii, 218 p.
Contents Introduction: "a good night out for the girls" -- Jam and Jerusalem, sentimentality and feminism: calendar girls -- Roaring women and class acts: the naked truth and the Chippendales' ultimate girls night out -- Age liberation: Susan Boyle, "Grumpy old women" and Virginia Ironside's monologues -- Once more with feeling: Joanna Murray-Smith's The female of the species and Nic Green's trilogy -- Work, family, romance and the utopian sensibilities of the chick megamusical Mamma Mia! -- The ghosts of new burlesque -- Entertaining others: Shappi Khorsandi and Andi Osho -- "Are we there yet?": final reflections & Marisa Carnesky's Ghost train.
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ISBN 9781137300140 (e-book)
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Author Aston, Elaine, 1958-
Series Performance interventions
Subject Feminism and theatre.
Feminist drama -- History and criticism.
Women in the theatre.
Women in the performing arts.
Theatre audiences -- Great Britain.
Alt author Harris, Geraldine (Geraldine Mary)
ProQuest (Firm)
Descript viii, 218 p.
Contents Introduction: "a good night out for the girls" -- Jam and Jerusalem, sentimentality and feminism: calendar girls -- Roaring women and class acts: the naked truth and the Chippendales' ultimate girls night out -- Age liberation: Susan Boyle, "Grumpy old women" and Virginia Ironside's monologues -- Once more with feeling: Joanna Murray-Smith's The female of the species and Nic Green's trilogy -- Work, family, romance and the utopian sensibilities of the chick megamusical Mamma Mia! -- The ghosts of new burlesque -- Entertaining others: Shappi Khorsandi and Andi Osho -- "Are we there yet?": final reflections & Marisa Carnesky's Ghost train.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781137300140 (e-book)
Author Aston, Elaine, 1958-
Series Performance interventions
Subject Feminism and theatre.
Feminist drama -- History and criticism.
Women in the theatre.
Women in the performing arts.
Theatre audiences -- Great Britain.
Alt author Harris, Geraldine (Geraldine Mary)
ProQuest (Firm)

Subject Feminism and theatre.
Feminist drama -- History and criticism.
Women in the theatre.
Women in the performing arts.
Theatre audiences -- Great Britain.
Descript viii, 218 p.
Contents Introduction: "a good night out for the girls" -- Jam and Jerusalem, sentimentality and feminism: calendar girls -- Roaring women and class acts: the naked truth and the Chippendales' ultimate girls night out -- Age liberation: Susan Boyle, "Grumpy old women" and Virginia Ironside's monologues -- Once more with feeling: Joanna Murray-Smith's The female of the species and Nic Green's trilogy -- Work, family, romance and the utopian sensibilities of the chick megamusical Mamma Mia! -- The ghosts of new burlesque -- Entertaining others: Shappi Khorsandi and Andi Osho -- "Are we there yet?": final reflections & Marisa Carnesky's Ghost train.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Harris, Geraldine (Geraldine Mary)
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781137300140 (e-book)

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