American Plays of the New Woman

American Plays of the New Woman

by Keith Newlin, Keith Newlin
     
 

These six plays present varying accounts of the battle of the sexes in the early years of the 20th century. The subjects include the double standard, the advent of the New Woman and turn-of-the-century feminism, and the clash between a woman's career and conventional marriage. Delightful...these plays...provide wonderful insights into the collective mentality of the…  See more details below

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These six plays present varying accounts of the battle of the sexes in the early years of the 20th century. The subjects include the double standard, the advent of the New Woman and turn-of-the-century feminism, and the clash between a woman's career and conventional marriage. Delightful...these plays...provide wonderful insights into the collective mentality of the period. —Library Journal

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Delightful...wonderful insights into the collective mentality of the liberation period.

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ISBN-13:
9781566632867
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.78(h) x 1.00(d)

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