Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Victorian touring actresses – Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape - Manchester Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Janice Norwood

Abstract

Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape provides a new perspective on the on- and offstage lives of women working in nineteenth-century theatre, and affirms the central role of touring, both within the United Kingdom and in North America and Australasia. Drawing on extensive archival research, it features a cross-section of neglected performers whose dramatic specialisms range from tragedy to burlesque. Although they were employed as stars in their own time, their contribution to the industry has largely been forgotten. The book’s innovative orga ... More

Keywords: actress, touring, theatre, career, gender, profession

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526133328
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526133335

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janice Norwood, author
University of Hertfordshire