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By Gabriele Griffin

This 2003 textual content used to be the 1st monograph to record and examine the performs written through Black and Asian ladies in Britain. the quantity explores how Black and Asian ladies playwrights theatricalize their reports of migration, displacement, identification, racism and sexism in Britain. performs via writers reminiscent of Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, Maya Chowdhry and Amrit Wilson, between others - lots of whom have had their paintings produced at key British theatre websites - are mentioned in a few element. different playwrights' paintings is usually in brief explored to indicate the diversity and scope of latest performs. the quantity analyses issues resembling geographies of un/belonging, opposite migration (in the shape of tourism), sexploitation, prepared marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum looking as they emerge within the performs, and argues that Black and Asian ladies playwrights became constitutive matters of British theatre.

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