Journals Higher Education

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Hardcover

10 June 2013

288 Pages | 13 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199691357


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Acts of Desire

Women and Sex on Stage 1800-1930

Sos Eltis

  • Encompasses over 130 years of theatre history
  • Draws on a wealth of archival material, including unpublished plays, contemporary reviews, and censorship records, presenting some material for the first time
  • Sheds light on the often overlooked role of the theatre in the history of nineteenth-century sexuality and literature
  • Challenges the currency and validity of the long-established critical term 'the fallen woman'
  • Reveals the connections and cross-influences between nineteenth-century theatre, visual arts and the novel
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