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Helene Cixous and the Theatre: The Scene of Writing Julia Dobson

Helene Cixous and the Theatre: The Scene of Writing

Julia Dobson

Published December 31st 2002
ISBN : 9780820453224
Paperback
166 pages
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The theatre, both as metaphor and practice, is central to Cixous writing, yet has rarely been accorded the importance it merits within her oeuver. The constant concerns of her work are represented and explored in plays which address individual andMoreThe theatre, both as metaphor and practice, is central to Cixous writing, yet has rarely been accorded the importance it merits within her oeuver. The constant concerns of her work are represented and explored in plays which address individual and collective stories of difference, exile, love and writing. This book offers a clear contextualisation of Cixous theatre alongside detailed analyses of individual plays and argues for a reading of Cixous theatre as a dramatisation of the writing process.