Women's Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain

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Women's Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain is the first book to make a comprehensive study of women playwrights in the British theatre from 1820 to 1918. It looks at how women playwrights negotiated their personal and professional identities as writers, and examines the female tradition of playwriting which dramatises the central experience of women's lives around the themes of home, the nation, and the position of women in marriage and the family. The book also includes an extensive Appendix of authors and plays, which ...

Women's Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain 2005, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781403943323

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