Queer Mythologies by Dimple Godiwala
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Queer Mythologies
By Dimple Godiwala

Queer Mythologies

The Original Stageplays of Pam Gems

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Queer Mythologies by Dimple Godiwala

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This book on Gems has a thesis or a 'backbone' which elicits the title 'Queer Mythologies'. Pam Gems has written over 25 plays, and has not had adequate detailed analysis of her plays to date. She is a popular playwright produced often at the West End and has a widespread appeal by being on the pulse of cultural iconology. Gems writes strong central characters for both male and female actors, and often writes almost cinematically, with time shifts in a non-linear narrativization. Her characters are metaphors for contemporary women and men and she often 'herstoricizes', thus righting the balance of dramatic history by creating parts for women in British drama. Her dramaturgy brings to the mainstream theatre the identities and subcultures of class, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality making her plays queer mythologies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841501352
ISBN-10: 1841501352
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 173mm x 10mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Intellect Books
Publisher: Intellect Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dimple Godiwala

Dimple Godiwala is Senior Lecturer at York St John College (University of Leeds).

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