The Cambridge companion to American women playwrights /

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

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

ISBN:0521571847 (hardback)
0521576806 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
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.