Women in American Theatre
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
Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870
Faye E. Dudden
Limited preview - 1997