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Victorian touring actresses : crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Author: Janice Norwood
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2021.
Series: Women, theatre and performance.; Manchester scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a fresh perspective on nineteenth-century theatre and the careers of previously neglected British women who had once starred at home and abroad. Chapters explore debuts, establishing a name, working life in the UK, touring North America, long-distance colonial touring, management, offstage life and ageing.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Norwood
ISBN: 1526133326 9781526133328
OCLC Number: 1259208985
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Debuts and learning the craft --
Establishing a name --
Working life in the UK --
Touring North America --
Long-distance colonial touring --
Management --
Offstage : family and personal life --
Closing scenes : the ageing actress.
Series Title: Women, theatre and performance.; Manchester scholarship online.
Responsibility: Janice Norwood.

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This title provides a fresh perspective on nineteenth-century theatre and the careers of previously neglected British women who had once starred at home and abroad. Chapters explore debuts, establishing a name, working life in the UK, touring North America, long-distance colonial touring, management, offstage life and ageing.

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