Women Writers Dramatized: A Calendar of Performances from Narrative Works Published in English to 1900

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 2000 - Performing Arts - 460 pages
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This volume, arranged alphabetically by original author, provides basic information about stage and screen productions based upon the novels of 40 women writers before 1900. Each entry includes the novel and its publication date, the published texts or dramatizations based upon the book, and the performances of the piece in live theater and film versions, including the location, dates, and playwright or screenwriter (if there was one). For some of the performances the author includes a brief annotation listing the actors and describing the production.
 

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Contents

Louisa May Alcott
1
Jane Austen
8
Aphra Behn
23
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
57
Anne Bronte
74
Charlotte Bronte
75
Emily Bronte
95
Rhoda Broughton
98
Mrs SC Hall
211
Lady Morgan
215
Countess Murat
218
Mrs Amelia Alderson Opie
219
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
226
Ouida
231
Sydney Owensen see Lady Morgan
240
Ann Radcliffe
249

Frances Hodgson Burnett
100
Agnes and Egerton Castle
115
Marie Corelli
116
Sophie Cottin
123
Maria S Cummins
126
Countess dAulnoy DAnois
129
Madame de Genlis
168
Mademoiselle de la Force
171
Madame de Villeneuve
172
Maria Edgeworth
195
Mrs Edwards
198
George Eliot
200
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
206
Clara Reeve
253
George Sand
255
Mary Shelley
264
Mrs Frances Sheridan
307
Harriet Beecher Stowe
309
Elizabeth Phipps Train
388
Mrs Frances Trollope
389
Mrs Humphry Ward
392
Susan Bogert Warner
393
Mrs Henry Wood
394
Sources Consulted
418
Index of Proper Names
421
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H. Philip Bolton is formerly of Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C.

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