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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Performing Women/ Performing Feminisms : Interviews with International Women Playwrights
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This anthology was developed from the Third International Women Play Wrights Conference, held in Adelaide in 1995. The book 'introduces readers by means of interviews with women playwrights and performers to a variety of contemporary and traditional performance techniques practiced by artistic women around the world' (8).


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* Contents derived from the Brisbane, Queensland,:Australasian Drama Studies Association , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'The Warrior Woman Carves Her Own Space': Merlinda Carullo Bobis, Merlinda Gray (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 39-42)
'Melbourne Aesthetic Feminists' : Suzanne Spunner and Meredith Rogers, Joanne Tompkins (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 55-59)
'Depth Receptivity' : Peta Murray, Carolyn Pickett (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 59-62)
'Make Them Laugh, Make Them Cry, Make Them Think' : Heather Nimmo, Rachel Fensham (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 62-65)
Naming Lesbianism : Sandra Shotlander, Shane Rowlands (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 73-76)
'A Lifelong Journey' : Alison Lyssa, Rachel Fensham (interviewer), 1997 single work interview
As well as commenting on her own plays, Alison Lyssa describes a theatre project with Cantonese-speaking women in western Sydney in the 1980s.
(p. 89-92)
'We Are Adjusting, But Not Losing the Roots' : Maria-Alice Casimiro Branco, Venetia Gillot (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 100-103)
'A Bit of Ingenuity' : Mona Brand, Iris O'Loughlin (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 109-114)
'Blood on the Floor' : Therese Radic, Iris O'Loughlin (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 114-117)
'Making Theatre' : Robyn Archer, Alison Richards (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 120-125)
'A Feminist Historical Project' : Peta Tait and Matra Robertson, Peggy Phelan (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 125-128)
'Another Way of Looking at the World' : Andrea Lemon and Sarah Cathcart, Peta Tait (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 129-133)
Staging Oral History : Cherie Imlah, Verity Laughton (interviewer), 1997 single work interview
Cherie Imlah talks of her play, 'The Dormitory' (originally titled 'The Superintendent') which was developed from her friendships with the people of Palm Island.
(p. 138-140)
Pigeon-Holed in an Ethnic Box : Tes Lyssiotis, Carolyn Pickett (interviewer), 1997 single work interview (p. 150-152)

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