Saturday September 19, 2020

Feminist touchstone is still more than the sum of its parts

Culture: The Vagina Monologues: 20th Anniversary Edition, By Eve Ensler, Virago, €11.50

4th February, 2018
Eve Ensler: The Vagina Monologues which was incendiary in its day, but is now starting to show its age

Culture: The Vagina Monologues: 20th Anniversary Edition, By Eve Ensler, Virago, €11.50

Twenty years is a long time in terms of shock value - and it was shock value which made The Vagina Monologues a global phenomenon, starting in 1996 when the play first debuted off-Broadway. This month sees the play re-published with the addition of six never-before-published ‘Spotlight Monologues’, to celebrate 20 years of ‘V-Day’, the global non-profit which has raised more...

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