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Women and Victorian Theatre

by Kerry Powell

  • 331 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • General,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Drama-General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Performing Arts-Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Women in the theater--Great Britain--History-,
  • Women in the theater--Great Britain--History--19th century,
  • Theater - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714972M
    ISBN 100521033292
    ISBN 109780521033299
    OCLC/WorldCa150386867

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“Double Consciousness” in Acting Theory and Trance State As the years passed, women in theatre were gaining ground slowly but surely, despite the trends and traditions that told women no. This happened in early American theatre as well. There were female playrights, females acting on stage, plays that gave female characters a prominent role, and also, many females in the theatre audience.

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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.

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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 ed by: Edwardian era. Ingenuity and inventiveness. The very restrictions that forbade the new theatres to do Shakespeare or other straight plays perhaps partly inspired the brilliant ingenuity and inventiveness of entertainment at this time.

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