Women and Victorian theatre /

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Main Author: Powell, Kerry
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
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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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