Drawing on feminist cultural materialist theories and historiographies, this book analyzes the collaboration between actresses Elizabeth Barry and Anne Bracegirdle and women playwrights such as Aphra Behn and Mary Pix, and traces a line of influence from the time of the first theatres royal to the rebellion that resulted in the creation of a player's co-operative.
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Gilli Bush-Bailey is Lecturer in the Department of Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London.
"As a polemical act of revision, Treading the Bawds gives the study of this period in theatre history a welcome jolt."--Michael Caines, The Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Manchester Univ Pr, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 226 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0719072506
Book Description Manchester University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0719072506 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1988689