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Origins of Play: 3 separate texts inspire M. Butterfly (1988)– Short story, Opera, NY Times article
Some specific theories to consider: Edward Said’s Orientalism, Postcolonial studies (and Gender Studies)
Setting of the Play:
â€œOnly a man can play the part of an ideal woman” (Act 3, scene 1)
How does the play parallel colonialism with western domination of 3rd world countries?
Additional Questions to Consider as you Read:
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