This significant other addresses the paintings of girls playwrights in Britain during the 20th century. Chapters discover the old and theatrical contexts within which ladies have written for the theater and look at the paintings of person playwrights similar to Caryl Churchill, Pam gemstones, and Timberlake Wertenbaker. the amount brings jointly a transatlantic crew of feminist theater students and practitioners. A chronological part on playwriting from the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Seventies is through chapters that elevate problems with nationality and identification. Later sections query permitted notions of the canon and contain chapters on nonmainstream writing, together with black and lesbian functionality.

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