New Women Dramatists in America, 1890-1920

New Women Dramatists in America, 1890-1920

by S. Engle

Hardcover(2007)

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Overview

Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. This study rediscovers the lives and notable accomplishments of five prominent, yet historically neglected women dramatists of the Progressive Era: Martha Morton, Madeleine Lucette Ryley, Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland, Beulah Marie Dix, and Rida Johnson Young.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403973207
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/02/2008
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

SHERRY ENGLE is Assistant Professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY), USA in Speech, Communication and Theatre Arts.

Table of Contents

The proliferation of women dramatists during America's Progressive Era Dean of women dramatists, Martha Morton, 1865-1925 : Plays of Martha Morton English-American Success, Madeleine Lucette Ryley, 1858-1934 Plays of Madeleine Lucette Ryley Collaborators extraordinaire, Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland, 1855-1908, and Beulah Marie Dix, 1875-1970: Plays of Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland and Beulah Marie Dix Dramatist, songwriter, and lyricist, Rida Johnson Young, 1875-1926: Plays and musicals of Rida Johnson Young Early feminists: setting examples for future generations

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