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Rival queens : actresses, performance, and the eighteenth-century British theater

Author: Felicity Nussbaum
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
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Historians of British theater have often noted that the eighteenth century was an age not of the author but of the actor. In Rival Queens, Felicity Nussbaum argues that the period might more  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nussbaum, Felicity.
Rival queens.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)860943786
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Nussbaum
ISBN: 9780812206890 0812206894 0812242335 9780812242331
OCLC Number: 794700704
Notes: OldControl:muse9780812206890.
Description: 1 online resource (383 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: at stage's edge --
The economics of celebrity --
Real, beautiful women: rival queens --
Actresses' memoirs: exceptional virtue --
Actresses and patrons: the theatrical contract --
The actress and performative property: Catherine Clive --
The actress, travesty, and nation: Margaret Woffington --
The actress and material femininity: Frances Abington --
Epilogue: contracted virtue.
Responsibility: Felicity Nussbaum.
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