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Agitating for change: theatre and a feminist 'network of resistance'

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Agitating for change : theatre and a feminist 'network of resistance'. / Aston, Elaine Frances.

In: Theatre Research International, Vol. 41, No. 1, 30.03.2016, p. 5-20.

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Aston EF. Agitating for change: theatre and a feminist 'network of resistance'. Theatre Research International. 2016 Mar 30;41(1):5-20. Epub 2016 Feb 11. doi: 10.1017/S0307883315000589

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Aston, Elaine Frances. / Agitating for change : theatre and a feminist 'network of resistance'. In: Theatre Research International. 2016 ; Vol. 41, No. 1. pp. 5-20.

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