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Author Duncan, Sophie, 1987- author.

Title Shakespeare's women and the fin de siècle / Sophie Duncan.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series Oxford English monographs.
Oxford English monographs.
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Sophie Duncan illuminates iconoclastic performances of Shakespeare's heroines in late Victorian theatre, through the celebrity, commentary, and careers of the actresses who played them. Duncan draws on a wealth of archival material to explore the vital ways in which fin-de-siècle Shakespeare and Victorian theatre culture conditioned each other.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 9, 2016).
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950.
Actresses -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
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