The Cambridge companion to American women playwrights

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .

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  • American drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American drama -- Women authors -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Women and literature -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-272) and index.

Book details

Other titlesAmerican women playwrights
Statementedited by Brenda Murphy.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesCambridge companions to literature
ContributionsMurphy, Brenda, 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS338.W6 C36 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL374768M
ISBN 100521571847, 0521576806
LC Control Number98036593

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A detailed chronology and illustrations enhance the volume, which also includes bibliographical essays on recent criticism and on African-American women playwrights before Reviews ‘ an excellent collection of fifteen essays presenting complex analyses of the position of women and women’s drama throughout American history.

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CONTENTS List of illustrations Notes on contributors Chronology i A century in view: from suffrage to the s 1 ASTON and /ANELLE black British women playwrights MEENAKSHI PONNUSWAMI r4 Writing outside the mainstream

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