Women in American Theatre

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Theatre Communications Grou, 2006 - Drama - 555 pages
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Newly revised and expanded, Women in American Theatre is a unique resource that challenges preconceptions by exploring and celebrating the heritage of women in American theater. In this new edition, the editors have collected a series of interviews and essays that address the contributions of women to theater, the recurring patterns of their participation and the problems as well as successes they have encountered in developing their careers.

Helen Krich Chinoy is professor emeritus of theater at Smith College, where she taught for over 25 years.

Linda Walsh Jenkins formerly was a theater professor at Northwestern University and a dramaturg in Chicago theater.

 

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This is a book of contributed papers about the role women have played in shaping American theatre. It suffers from two weaknesses: one, the fact that contributed papers are always spotty in quality ... Read full review

Contents

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49
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118
IV
179
V
226
VI
265
VII
328
VIII
375
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\Helen Krich Chinoy is professor emeritus of theatre at Smith College, where she taught for over 25 years. Linda Walsh Jenkins formerly was a theatre professor at Northwestern University and a dramaturg in Chicago theatre.

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