Journals Higher Education

$79.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 November 2007

240 Pages | 10 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719074851


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Female performance practice on the fin-de-siècle popular stages of London and Paris

Experiment and advertisement

Catherine Hindson

Published by Manchester University Press

Women Theatre and Performance MUP

  • Explores the connections between popular entertainment and experimental performance between 1880 and 1910
  • Focuses on seven women who used the fin-de-siècle's popular stage as a space to develop their experimental performance practices: acts that won them international fame and critical acclaim
  • Uses accounts, reviews, autobiographical writings, interviews and other cultural products to illustrate how it is clear that individual female celebrities understood their work as creative, professional and original performance practice
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