The Cambridge companion to American women playwrights /

edited by Brenda Murphy.
Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Murphy, Brenda, 1950-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published / Created: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series:Cambridge companions to literature
Subjects:
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-272) and index.

Physical description: xxxviii, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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ISBN:0521571847 (hardback)
0521576806 (pbk.)
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-272) and index. 
505 0 |a Comedies by early American women / Amelia Howe Kritzer -- Women writing melodrama / Sarah J. Blackstone -- Realism and feminism in the Progressive Era / Patricia R. Schroeder -- Susan Glaspell and modernism / Veronica Makowsky -- The expressionist moment: Sophie Treadwell / Jerry Dickey -- Feminism and the marketplace: the career of Rachel Crothers / Brenda Murphy -- The Harlem Renaissance and the new Negro movement / Judith L. Stephens -- Lillian Hellman: feminism, formalism, and politics / Thomas P. Adler -- From Harlem to Broadway: African American women playwrights at mid-century / Margaret B. Wilkerson -- Feminist theory and contemporary drama / Janet Brown -- Feminist theatre of the seventies in the United States / Helene Keyssar -- Contemporary playwrights/traditional forms / Laurin Porter -- Wendy Wasserstein: a feminist voice from the seventies to the present / Jan Balakian -- Contemporary American women playwrights: a brief survey of selected scholarship / Christy Gavin -- Discovering and recovering African American women playwrights writing before 1930 / Christine R. Gray. 
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