This essay could not have been written without the brilliance of the scholars cited in the piece:

Brockett, Oscar G., and Robert R. Findlay. Century of Innovation. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1973.

Bryant-Jackson, Paul K., and Lois More Overbeck, eds. Intersecting Boundaries: The Theatre of Adrienne Kennedy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992.

Forte, Jeanie. "Kennedy's Body Politic: The Mulatta, Menses, and the Medusa." In Bryant-Jackson and Overbeck. 157-169.

Fuchs, Elinor. "Adrienne Kennedy and the First Avant-Garde." In Bryant-Jackson and Overbeck. 76-84.

hooks, bell. "Critical Reflections: Adrienne Kennedy, the Writer, the Work." In Bryant-Jackson and Overbeck. 179-185.

Kennedy, Adrienne. The People Who Led to My Plays. New York: Knopf, 1986.

Kintz, Linda. The Subject's Tragedy: Political Poetics, Feminist Theory, and Drama. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

Robinson, Marc. The Other American Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Stein, Howard. "An Interview with Michael Kahn." In Bryant-Jackson and Overbeck. 189-198.

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