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Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations

Editor: Kathleen Woodward | Reference: P3971 | ISBN: 978-0253212368 | Type: Publication

Engages the virtually invisible subject of older women in western culture. 

Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

Artist/Author: Shulamith Firestone | Reference: P3798 | Type: Publication

The first book of the women’s liberation movement to put forth a feminist theory of politics. 

No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Artist/Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692 | Type: Publication

Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order. 

Feminist Art and the Maternal

Artist/Author: Andrea Liss | Reference: P3035 | ISBN: 978-0816646234 | Type: Publication

The first work to critically examine the dilemmas and promises of representing feminist motherhood in contemporary art and visual culture.

Part of Live Art and Motherhood: A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal (P3025).

Theatre and Laughter

Artist/Author: Eric Weitz | Reference: P3013 | ISBN: 978-1137356086 | Type: Publication

Examines laughter among actors, among audience, and the interaction between the two. Exploring the many uses and effects of laughter in theatre, Weitz considers laughter as a tool of political resonance, as social commentary, and as one of the oldest rhetorical devices.

Theatre and Therapy

Artist/Author: Dr Fintan Walsh | Reference: P3005 | ISBN: 978-0230293274 | Type: Publication

Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.