“Let me be part of the narrative” – The Schuyler Sisters ‘almost’ feminist?

Chandler, Clare (2018) “Let me be part of the narrative” – The Schuyler Sisters ‘almost’ feminist? Contemporary Theatre Review Interventions.

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Abstract

There is no doubt that Hamilton has sparked a ‘cultural conversation’ (Monteiro, A, 2016:90). However, Michael Schulman sees Hamilton as ‘almost’ feminist (Schulman, 2016), so, as female characters plead to be ‘part of the narrative’ (Miranda, 2015) this article seeks to unpick, and explore their representation within Hamilton, so as to establish the extent to which show’s progressive label extends to gender representation, or reinforces regressive stereotypes and tropes.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Musical Theatre, Hamilton: An American Musical, Gender, Feminism
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions: Performing Arts
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 14:30
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/10769

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