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Brater, Enoch, ed., Feminine Focus: The New Women Playwrights, Oxford University Press, 1989.

The sixteen essays in this collection examine the work of contemporary women playwrights from a variety of angles. Katherine Worth, in "Images of Women in Modern English Theater," comments on Duffy's Rites.

Hennegan, Alison, "Maureen Duffy," in New Statesman, April 17, 1987, pp. 20-21.

This is an interview with Duffy in which she discusses her novel, Change (1987). She also mentions that she started to write novels only because of the difficulty she encountered getting her plays produced.

Hersh, Allison, "'How Sweet the Kill': Orgiastic Female Violence in Contemporary ReVisions of Euripides's The Bacchae," in Modern Drama, Vol. 35, No. 3, September 1992, pp. 409-23.

Hersh examines Rites and Caryl Churchill's A Mouthful of Birds in terms of how they represent Euripides's The Bacchae in a different historical context.

Itzen, Catherine, Stages in the Revolution: Political Theatre in Britain Since 1968, Methuen, 1980.

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