Sharon Pollock | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Rosalind Kerr

This literature criticism consists of approximately 18 pages of analysis & critique of Sharon Pollock.
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Critical Essay by Rosalind Kerr

SOURCE: Kerr, Rosalind. “Borderline Crossings in Sharon Pollock's Out-Law Genres: Blood Relations and Doc.Theatre Research in Canada 17, no. 2 (1996): 200-15.

In the following essay, Kerr analyzes Blood Relations and Doc to reveal the correlation between Pollock's use of non-traditional theater styles and techniques with her plays about women who break from their traditional roles in a patriarchal society.

Sharon Pollock's well-known plays, Blood Relations and Doc, can be read as “out-law genres” by extending the criteria which Caren Kaplan has outlined to designate women's renegade texts to theatrical representations. Both plays mix conventionally unmixable theatrical elements and use collaborative discursive practices to expose the myth that texts are individually authored, creating alternative texts based on a discourse of situation or a “politics of location.&#x...

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