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Women and Victorian Theatre Kerry Powell

Women and Victorian Theatre

Kerry Powell

Published December 11th 1997
ISBN : 9780521471671
Hardcover
218 pages
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Victorian women were exhilarated by the authoritative voice and the professional opportunity the theater offered them. In this book Kerry Powell chronicles the development of womens participation in the theater as playwrights, actresses and managersMoreVictorian women were exhilarated by the authoritative voice and the professional opportunity the theater offered them. In this book Kerry Powell chronicles the development of womens participation in the theater as playwrights, actresses and managers and explores the making of the Victorian actress, gender discourse and playwriting of the period, and the contributions these made to developments in the following century.