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Women in British Romantic Theatre : Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790 1840
by Catherine B. Burroughs


Overview - This is the first collection of essays to examine the extraordinary contribution of women playwrights, actors, translators, critics and managers who worked in British theater during the romantic period. Focusing on women well known during their day but neglected for some 150 years, the volume provides a crucial new perspective that revises historical narratives and reflects the rapidly changing terrain of scholarship in the complex field of romantic theater and drama.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is the first collection of essays to examine the extraordinary contribution of women playwrights, actors, translators, critics and managers who worked in British theater during the romantic period. Focusing on women well known during their day but neglected for some 150 years, the volume provides a crucial new perspective that revises historical narratives and reflects the rapidly changing terrain of scholarship in the complex field of romantic theater and drama. Eleven specially-commissioned essays by leading scholars explore the role of Elizabeth Inchbald, Joanna Baillie, Sarah Siddons and numerous others.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521662246
  • ISBN-10: 0521662249
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: June 2011
  • Page Count: 364
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.44 pounds


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Books > Literary Criticism > Drama
Books > Drama > European - English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Books > Literary Criticism > Women Authors

 
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