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4 edition of Women in the American Theatre found in the catalog.

Women in the American Theatre

Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870

by Faye E. Dudden

  • 141 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Women"s studies,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Theater,
  • Women In Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Drama,
  • Theater - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History / General,
  • Literary Criticism-Drama,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Social Science-Women"s Studies - General,
  • United states,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10318384M
    ISBN 100300070586
    ISBN 109780300070583

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