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West End Women: Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962
     

West End Women: Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962

by Maggie Gale
 

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Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962.
It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of British women in relation to specific plays of the period.

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Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962.
It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of British women in relation to specific plays of the period. Focusing on the work of playwrights such as Dodie Smith, Clemence Dane, Gordon Daviot and Bridget Boland, Maggie Gale examines the cultural and political context within which they enjoyed commercial success and great notoriety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134886722
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/07/2008
Series:
Gender in Performance
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
2 MB

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