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By Dimple Godiwala

Breaking the Bounds specializes in second-wave feminism as a rupture in an unbroken episteme of Western patriarchy analyzed with reference to British dramatic discourse. The theoretical framework is a family tree of patriarchy deploying and constructing Foucault’s principles on discourse to use to a deconstruction of Western patriarchy. An research of feminist drama texts is used to help the argument that Western patriarchy involves one unbroken episteme because the patriarchal impulse substrates the epistemological breaks indicated through Foucault. The theoretical textual content speaks of the twentieth-century feminist rupture from patriarchy, reading intimately the texts of 5 mainstream feminist dramatists who've effectively effected an intervention within the British grand récit of undeniably male dramatic discourse.

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