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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415084963
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/1996
Series: Gender in Performance Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: West End Women, A Force to be reckoned with Chapter 2. Women Society 1918 - 1962: An Overview Chapter 3. The London Stage 1918 - 62: An Historical context for Women in Theatre Chapter 4. To Work or not to Work: Representations of Working Women Chapter 5. Motherhood and the Family: From Matriarchs to Refusing Mothers Chapter 6. Dramatising History: The Search for National Heroines Chapter 7. Spinsters and Widows: Women without Men Postscript Notes Appendix 1. Table of Plays by Women on the London Stage 1917 - 1959 bibliography

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