Gender and Politics: Interpreting Caryl Churchill
作者: Tanya Mander
刊名: The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review, 2015, Vol.13 (1), pp.33-43
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v13/43970
关键词: GenderPoliticsHistory
原始语种摘要: For exploring the idea of gender and politics in her dramaturgy I have selected plays "Top Girls" (1982), "Cloud Nine" (1979), and "Blue Heart" (1997). Caryl Churchill brilliantly initiated a theatre practice which is based on feminist reading of theories of Bertolt Brecht and radical experimentation. Brecht underlined the role that theatre could play for offering possibilities and generating political consciousness which in turn will lead to social change. He has laid substantial emphasis on constructing in drama a socialist paradigm; a paradigm that evokes the revolutionary idea that a given state of affairs can be altered, if willed. Brecht’s three concepts: Alienation effect, historicization, and the gestus when applied to feminist school of understanding, illuminate the reflection of...
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  • political 政治
  • constructing 合组
  • paradigm 范例
  • offering 报价
  • school 学校
  • theatre 剧场
  • practice 实践
  • affairs 事务
  • understanding 理解
  • gender 性别