Plays and performance texts by women 1880-1930: An anthology of plays by British and American women from the Modernist period

Plays and performance texts by women 1880-1930: An anthology of plays by British and American women from the Modernist period

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ISBN-13: 9780719082047
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 05/08/2012
Series: Women, Theatre and Performance Series
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Maggie B. Gale is Professor and Chair in Drama at The University of Manchester

Gilli Bush-Bailey is Reader in Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

List of illustrations

Section I: Plays

Edited with an Overview and Introduction by Maggie B. Gale

1 Georgina Weldon, Not Alone (1886)

1.1 Clothilde Graves A Mother of Three (1896)

1.2 Edith Lyttelton, Warp and Woof (1904)

1.3 Elizabeth Robins, Votes for Women (1907)

1.4 Elizabeth Baker, Edith (1912)

1.5 Rachel Crothers, Ourselves (1913)

1.6 Marie Stopes, Our Ostriches (1923)

1.7 Sophie Treadwell, Machinal (1928)

1.8 Aimée and Phillip Stuart, Nine Till Six (1930)

1.9 Zora Neale Hurston, Lawing and Jawing and Poker (1931)

1.10 G. B. Stern, The Man Who Pays The Piper (1931)

Section II: Monologues

Edited with an Introduction by Gilli Bush-Bailey

2 May Isabel Fisk 'The Art of Giving a Monologue' (Date of Publication: 1914)

2.1 May Isabel Fisk, At the Theatre (Date of Publication: 1907)

2.2 Beatrice Herford, At the Opticians (Date of Publication: 1927)

2.3 Josephine A. M. Morris The Home-Coming of Jack O'Neill (Date of Publication: 1913)

2.4 Mabel Constanduros, Cheering up Maria (Date of Publication: 1927)

2.5 Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, from Live at the Greek Theatre

2.6 Ruth Draper Doctors and Diets (Date of Publication: 1960)

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