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The Resource Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865 : performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater, Robin O. Warren

Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865 : performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater, Robin O. Warren

Label
Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865 : performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater
Title
Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865
Title remainder
performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater
Statement of responsibility
Robin O. Warren
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Women played an integral role in the theater of the Antebellum and Civil War South. Although cast in parts written by men, they subverted norms of femininity in their public personas and independent personal lives. Educated and often wealthy but never accepted by the landed elite, women distinguished themselves by carving out an in-between class status"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warren, Robin O.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2286.8
LC item number
.W37 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in the theater
  • Actresses
  • Theater
  • Actresses
  • Theater
  • Women in the theater
  • Southern States
Label
Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865 : performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater, Robin O. Warren
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The cast. The Arnolds -- The Drakes -- The Chapmans -- The Placides -- The Ludlows and Smiths -- The Fields -- The Logans -- The Menken -- The Crisps -- The theaters. Virginia and South Carolina: 1665/1774 -- Eastern seaboard: 1781/1860 -- Kentucky theater: 1806/1860 -- Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys: 1818/1860 -- Civil War: 1861/1865 -- The repertory. Colonial drama -- The early republic: the rise of melodrama -- Heroic melodrama and other "star vehicles" -- The enduring popularity of Shakespeare -- Drama during the Civil War -- The roles. Childhood -- Courtship and marriage -- Motherhood -- The job. Pay -- Work -- Management -- Playwriting -- Sex. Acting feminine -- Acting masculine -- Race. Acting white -- Acting black -- Acting red -- Acting yellow -- The Civil War -- Epilogue: acting corporate
Control code
948561079
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 267 pages
Isbn
9780786499274
Lccn
2016027772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026578634
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)948561079
Label
Women on Southern stages, 1800-1865 : performance, gender and identity in a golden age of American theater, Robin O. Warren
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The cast. The Arnolds -- The Drakes -- The Chapmans -- The Placides -- The Ludlows and Smiths -- The Fields -- The Logans -- The Menken -- The Crisps -- The theaters. Virginia and South Carolina: 1665/1774 -- Eastern seaboard: 1781/1860 -- Kentucky theater: 1806/1860 -- Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys: 1818/1860 -- Civil War: 1861/1865 -- The repertory. Colonial drama -- The early republic: the rise of melodrama -- Heroic melodrama and other "star vehicles" -- The enduring popularity of Shakespeare -- Drama during the Civil War -- The roles. Childhood -- Courtship and marriage -- Motherhood -- The job. Pay -- Work -- Management -- Playwriting -- Sex. Acting feminine -- Acting masculine -- Race. Acting white -- Acting black -- Acting red -- Acting yellow -- The Civil War -- Epilogue: acting corporate
Control code
948561079
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 267 pages
Isbn
9780786499274
Lccn
2016027772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026578634
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)948561079

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