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In this book Kerry Powell chronicles the development of women's participation in the theatre as playwrights, actresses and managers and explores the making of the Victorian actress, gender and playwriting of th. .

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In this book, Kerry Powell chronicles the development of women's participation in the theatre as playwrights, actresses and managers and explores the making of the Victorian actress, gender and playwriting of the period, and the contributions these made to developments i.

In this book, Kerry Powell chronicles the development of women's participation in the theatre as playwrights, actresses and managers and explores the making of the Victorian actress, gender and playwriting of the period, and the contributions these made to developments in the following century. Source: Studies in Theatre Production.

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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 women's 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.

Victorian women were exhilarated by the authoritative voice and the professional opportunity that, uniquely, the theatre offered them

Victorian women were exhilarated by the authoritative voice and the professional opportunity that, uniquely, the theatre offered them. Victorian men, anxious to preserve their dominance in this as in every other sphere of life, sought to limit the theatre as being distinctively, irrevocably masculine. Actresses were represented as inhuman monstrosities, not women at all. Furthermore, the executive functions of theatre-manager and playwright were carefully defined as requiring supposedly masculine qualities of mind and personality.

Victorian women were exhilarated by the authoritative voice and the professional opportunity that, uniquely, the theatre offered them.

The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions

The status of women in the Victorian era was often seen as an illustration of the striking discrepancy between the United Kingdom's national power and wealth and what many, then and now, consider its appalling social conditions. During the era symbolized by the reign of British monarch Queen Victoria, women did not have the right to vote, sue, or own property.

Reimagining the theatre: women playwrights of the Victorian and Edwardian period Susan Carlson and Kerry Powell . The book explores what 'Victorian' has come to mean and how an idea of the 'Victorian' might now be useful to historians of culture.

Reimagining the theatre: women playwrights of the Victorian and Edwardian period Susan Carlson and Kerry Powell; 14. The East End Theatre Heidi Holder; Index. It explores too the many different meanings of 'culture' itself in the nineteenth century and in contemporary scholarship.

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 women's 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.
Women and Victorian Theatre download epub
Performing Arts
Author: Kerry Powell
ISBN: 0521033292
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Performing Arts
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 12, 2007)
Pages: 220 pages