Treading the Bawds

Treading the Bawds

Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

eBook - 2006
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Drawing on feminist cultural materialist theories and historiographies,?Treading the bawds? analyses the collaboration between actresses Elizabeth Barry and Anne Bracegirdle and women playwrights such as Aphra Behn and Mary Pix, and traces a line of influence from the time of the first theatres royal to the rebellion that resulted in the creation of a player?s co-operative. Bush-Bailey offers a fresh approach to the history of women, seeing their neglected plays in the context of performance. By combining detailed analysis of selected plays within the broader context of a playhouse managed by.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781847793638
1847793630
9781781701935
1781701938
9780719072505
0719072506
Characteristics: 1 online resource (234 pages)

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