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American women theatre critics : biographies and selected writings of twelve reviewers, 1753-1919

Author: Alma Bennett
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the role of the great female American critics, thereby expanding their canonical status. The anthology provides a brief description of the women's lives, their working conditions, samples of their writing, and supporting analyses"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bennett, Alma.
American women theatre critics.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, ©2010
(DLC) 2010017962
(OCoLC)496959954
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alma Bennett
ISBN: 9780786460250 0786460253 9780786449798 0786449799
OCLC Number: 648759776
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 186 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
18th-century critics. Charlotte Ramsey Lennox (1720-1804) --
Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) --
19th-century critics. Kate Field (1838-1896) --
Olive Logan (1839-1909) --
Mildred Aldrich (1853-1928) --
Dorothy Lundt (1855-1908) and Emma V. Sheridan (1864-1936) --
Amy Leslie (1855-1939) --
Lucy Monroe (1865-1950) --
20th-century critics. Ada Patterson (1867-1939) --
Annie Nathan Meyer (1867-1951) --
Dorothy Rothschild Parker (1898-1967).
Responsibility: Alma J. Bennett.

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While the history of American theatre has been widely documented, the history of its female reviewers has been routinely overlooked. This book seeks to correct that oversight by exploring the role of  Read more...

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