Reading myths, she finds, she has equal difficulty inhabiting characters of hyper-masculine men and of oppressed women: she wants instead to read about women who love themselves, who are alive, who are not debased, overshadowed...
has adapted two German plays for English productions: Heinrich von Kleist
's Penthesilea, about the Amazons (1977), and Ernst Toller
's The Blind Goddess (1981). She also adapted Githa Sowerby
's Rutherford and...