Women in Wartime - Paula R. Backscheider

Women in Wartime

Theatrical Representations in the Long Eighteenth Century

A revelatory history of the characters that playwrights and managers created out of the real lives of women in intimate relationships with military men to serve Great Britain's greatest needs during the war-saturated eighteenth century. Les mer
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A revelatory history of the characters that playwrights and managers created out of the real lives of women in intimate relationships with military men to serve Great Britain's greatest needs during the war-saturated eighteenth century.
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Forlag: Johns Hopkins University Press
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781421441672
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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VURDERING
Gi vurdering
Les vurderinger
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Textual Note
Introduction
1. Prolegomenon. The Genesis of Wartime Women: Statira, Parisatis, and Roxana
2. The Changing Face of War: Fidelia, Mrs. Gripe, and Clarinda
3. In the Shadow of Marlborough's War: Silvia, Rose, Belvedera, and Dorcas
4. Crisis Years: Women Must Say "Go"
5. From Props to Players: Nelly, Sukey, and Feridon
6. Marrying Military: Gendered Patriotism
Coda
Appendix A: Wars, Recruiting, and Women's Responsibilities and Rights
Appendix B: News
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Paula R. Backscheider is the Pepperell-Philpott Eminent Scholar in English at Auburn University. She is the author of Spectacular Politics: Theatrical Power and Mass Culture in Early Modern England and Elizabeth Singer Rowe and the Development of the English Novel.