Redressing the Past: The Politics of Early English-Canadian Women's Drama, 1880-1920

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Focusing on a body of lost and forgotten plays by women and situating them in the context of the early women's movement and its major discourses on suffrage, higher education, and social gospel, Kym Bird challenges the male-defined focus of recent historical studies into 19th-century Canadian drama. She argues that in a society that preferred to think of men and women as part of separate but complimentary spheres the woman naturally suited for the private world of the home and motherhood and the man for the public world of ...

Redressing the Past: The Politics of Early English-Canadian Women's Drama, 1880-1920 2004, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773526112

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