Women and Victorian Theatre

Women and Victorian Theatre

by Kerry Powell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521033299
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations: Preface; Part I. The Making of the Victorian Actress: 1. 'Think of the power-'; 2. Masculine panic and the panthers of the stage; 3. Actresses, managers and feminized theatre; Part II. Gender and Victorian Playwriting: 4. The impossibility of women playwrights; 5. Textual assaults: women's novels on stage; 6. Victorian plays by women; Part III. Revolution: 7. Elizabeth Robins, Oscar Wilde and the 'Theatre of the Future'; Notes; Index.

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