Understanding Maria Irene Fornes’ Theatre is a full-length critical study of Maria Irene Fornes’ plays and her dramaturgy. Maria Irene Fornes, a well-known New York – based Cuban-American dramaturge, is a versatile artist blending in her productions her talent and experience as a playwright, director, drama teacher, painter and costume designer. Despite her colossal contribution to theatre – with nine Off Broadway awards given by the Village Voice, several other prestigious award, forty plays performed worldwide and also several directorial ventures - she occupies a marginalized place in American theatre.
This book on Fornes primarily aims to discuss several rarely researched aspects of Fornes’ theatre. While the book initially started as a research monograph, it has now grown into a book based on the author’s extensive research on Fornes’ theatre, gathering evidences from video-recorded plays, viewed performances, and interviews with her theatre group.
|Keywords:||Maria Irene Fornes’, Criticism and Interpretation, Feminist Drama, Theatre, Women in Theatre, Dramatic Production|
Book: Print (Paperback). Book: Electronic (PDF File; 2.858MB). Published by The Arts in Society, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing.
Associate Professor, Department of English, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India
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