Re-visioning myth : modern and contemporary drama by women / Frances Babbage
- Babbage, Frances
- Manchester, UK : Manchester Univ. Press, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- x, 261 pages ; 23 cm
- Machine generated contents note: 1.The lie of the land -- Theorising myth -- Re-visioning myth -- Staging myth: Hella Haasse's A Thread in the Dark -- 2.Political acts -- Furiously funny: The Same Old Story and Medea of Franca Rame and Dario Fo -- `And she stopped the world': Sarah Daniels's Neaptide -- 3.Out of character -- Nothing sacred: Maureen Duffy's Rites -- `I don't know what got into me': Caryl Churchill and David Lan's A Mouthful of Birds -- Making silence speak: Timberlake Wertenbaker's The Love of the Nightingale -- 4.Stages of subjectivity -- The voices within: Serena Sartori, Renata Coluccini and Demeter Beneath the Sand -- Helene Cixous and the scene of the unconscious: The Name of Oedipus: Song of the Forbidden Body -- The scene of history: Cixous's The Perjured City, or The Awakening of the Furies -- 5.Sites of experience: Myth Re-vision at the end of the century -- Shock treatment: Sarah Kane and Phaedra's Love -- `I've got the feeling we'll be eternal': Hrafnhildur Hagalin's Easy Now, Electra.
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