Description - The Performing Century by T. Davis
This book looks at modes of performance and forms of theatre in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. On subjects as varied as the vogue for fairy plays to the representation of economics to the work of a parliamentary committee in regulating theatres, the authors redefine what theatre and performance in the Nineteenth century might be.
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Author Biography - T. Davis
TRACY C. DAVIS is Barber Professor of Performing Arts at Northwestern University, USA, and author of Actresses as Working Women: Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture, George Bernard Shaw and the Socialist Theatre, The Economics of the British Stage, 1800-1914, and Stages of Emergency: Cold War Nuclear Civil Defense. Her edited collections include Theatricality, and Playwriting and Nineteenth-Century British Women. She is President of the American Society for Theatre Research. PETER HOLLAND is McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies