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(M)Other Perspectives: Staging Motherhood in 21st Century North American Theatre & Performance

(M)Other Perspectives: Staging Motherhood in 21st Century North American Theatre & Performance

  • Editor: Deboeck, Lynn
  • Editor: Stratford, Aoise

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$186.00

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Estimated despatch time 7 - 10 days

Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors Bio
  • INTRODUCTION: Mothers on Stage, in the House, and Behind the Scenes
  • Lynn Deboeck and Aoise Stratford
  • PART ONE: RESCRIPTING REPRODUCTION AND THE PREGNANT BODY
  • Introduction / Mother's To Do List
  • (1) We Are BRAVE: Performed Motherhood as Sexual and Reproductive Justice Activism
  • Roberta Hunte
  • (2) Queer Mothering: You Don't Have To Emerge From Nothing
  • Michelle Hayford
  • (3) Embodied Dramaturgy of Pregnancy and Motherhood in Grounded and Gloria
  • Sarah Johnson
  • (4) "You just know": Fertility-as-Currency in Expecting Isabel
  • Lynn Deboeck
  • (5) Representations of (Non) Choice: Birthmother Narratives from Marginalized Mothers in Contemporary Theatre
  • Tamar Neumann
  • PART TWO: MATERNAL/THEATRICAL LEGACIES
  • Introduction / Mother's To Do List
  • (6) Persistent Anxiety and Absent Mothers in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2
  • Alison Walls
  • (7) "Unnatural" Mothers in Global Capitalism: Snow in Midsummer by Frances Ya-chu Cowig
  • Daphne P. Lei
  • (8) Abortion and the Monstrous Maternal in Suzan-Lori Parks's Red Letter Plays
  • Aoise Stratford
  • (9) Scripting and Staging Immigrant Motherhood in Heather Raffo's Noura
  • Suzi Elnaggar
  • (10) Mourning Mothers: Madness as Deviant Motherhood in Next to Normal
  • Lindsey Barr
  • PART THREE: MOTHERHOOD / NATIONHOOD
  • Introduction / Mother's To Do List
  • (11) Negotiating Mothers: Exploring the Maternal Landscape in Danai Gurira's Eclipsed
  • L. Bailey McDaniel
  • (12) "Mothers are the trickiest thing" Staging Undocumented Motherhood in Miss You Like Hell
  • Diana Benea
  • (13) Laboring for Their Country: Mother-Soldiers in Grounded and Welcome Home Jenny Sutter
  • Jacqueline Viskup
  • (14) Motherhood/Motherland: Performing Maternity and the Creation of a Citizen
  • Melissa Flower
  • (15) The Ties that Bind: Motherhood, Veiling, and Diasporic Subjectivity in Rohina Malik's Unveiled
  • Megan Stahl
  • PART FOUR: MOTHERHOOD AS THEATRICAL LABOR
  • Introduction / Mother's To Do List
  • (16) Radical Inclusivity: Rachel Hewitt and The Parent Artist Advocacy League
  • Daniella Vinitski Mooney
  • (17) Performing Performance Moms
  • Teresa Simone
  • (18) ASTR Field Conversation: Black Motherhood
  • Mysia Anderson, Maisha Akbar, Shondrika Moss-Bouldin, Nicole Hodges Persley
  • (19) No Further: Staging Motherwork and Maternal Relationships
  • Kristyl Tift
  • (20) A manifesto for care in the rehearsal room and the birthing room
  • Shawna Mefferd Kelty
  • (21) Jewish Mothers
  • Christina Hurtado-Pearson and Jessie Mills
  • CONCLUSION
  • Aoise Stratford and Lynn Deboeck
  • APPENDIX - Play List for Further Reading
  • Index