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Transcending categories: thoughts on being a playwright and responding to expectation

Sarma, U (2010) 'Transcending categories: thoughts on being a playwright and responding to expectation.' In: Nogueira, M. X, Lojo, L and Palacios, M, eds. Creation, publishing, and criticism: the advance of women's writing. Peter Lang, Oxford. ISBN 9781433109546

Abstract

Book synopsis - Since the 1980s, there has been an unprecedented and unremitting rise in the number of women writers in Galicia and Ireland. Publishers, critics, journals, and women's groups have played a decisive role in this phenomenon. Creation, Publishing, and Criticism provides a plurality of perspectives on the strategies deployed by the various cultural agents in the face of the advance of women authors and brings together a selection of articles by writers, publishers, critics, and theatre professionals who delve into their experiences during this process of cultural change. This collection of essays sets out to show how, departing from comparable circumstances, the Galician and the Irish literary systems explore their respective new paths in ways that are pertinent to each other. This book will be of particular interest to students of Galician and Irish studies, comparative literature, women's studies, and literary criticism. Both specialists in cultural analysis and the common reader will find this an enlightening book.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: English and American Language and Literature, Romance Languages and Literatures, Women's and Gender Studies, Comparative Literature
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2013 13:26
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:29
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/840
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