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Classic Plays by Women: From 1600 to 2000

by Susan Croft (compiler and editior) - £16.99  Aurora Metro Publications (2009)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781906582005 | ISBN 10: 1906582009

Staged in theatres by successive generations and proving relevant to contemporary audiences, these plays demonstrate the wit, theatrical skill and innovation of their creators in exploring timeless topics from marriage, morality and money to class conflict, rage and sexual desire.
 
An essential resource for students, playwrights, colleges, universities and libraries, this collection also provides theatres with the opportunity to programme a range of theatrical classics by women.
 
Plays from:
Hroswitha's 'Paphnutius' (extract); Elizabeth Cary's 'The Tragedy of Mariam'(extract); Aphra Behn's 'The Rover'; Susanna Centlivre's 'A Bold Stroke For A Wife'; Joanna Baillie's 'De Montfort'; Githa Sowerby's 'Rutherford and Son'; Enid Bagnold's 'The Chalk Garden'; Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls' (extract); Marie Jones' 'Stones in his Pockets'.

(Price & availability last checked: February 2019)

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