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Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870
     

Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870

by Faye E. Dudden
 

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This lively, engaging book explores how women were depicted in the antebellum American theatre during the period when the entertainment industry was taking shape and the first women's rights movement emerged. Through a series of vivid biographical sketches of female performers and managers, Faye Dudden provides new insights into the way that women became

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This lively, engaging book explores how women were depicted in the antebellum American theatre during the period when the entertainment industry was taking shape and the first women's rights movement emerged. Through a series of vivid biographical sketches of female performers and managers, Faye Dudden provides new insights into the way that women became products in the entertainment marketplace even as they sought increasing freedom in their everyday world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300056365
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/25/1994
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.94(d)

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