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Southern Women Playwrights

New Essays in History and Criticism

by Robert Mcdonald

  • 372 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University Alabama Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Dramatists, American,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • Central Southern states,
  • Drama,
  • Literary Criticism / Drama,
  • Women and literature,
  • Theater - Playwriting,
  • American drama,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Southern States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8073355M
    ISBN 100817310800
    ISBN 109780817310806

    The Belle Gone Bad: White Southern Women Writers and the Dark Seductress (Southern Literary Studies) by Betina Entzminger (1 times) Nancy Culpepper: Stories by Bobbie Ann Mason (1 times) On Agate Hill by Lee Smith (1 times) The History of Southern Women's Literature (Southern Literary Studies) by Carolyn Perry (1 times). African-American women playwrights have been influential, with Zora Neale Hurston () becoming an extremely successful author and widely praised for her novels. Her first play, Color Struck was published in and her best known play, Mule Bone () was a collaboration with Langston Hughes. Hurston is considered to be one of the.

    Alabama Shakespeare Festival has commissioned 22 Southern playwrights to create original monologues on the theme of "home." Since the Southern Writers Festival (SWF) was . This is the first book-length study of black American women playwrights. It will be useful to scholars in the fields of black and women's literature and an excellent source of background reading in graduate and undergraduate courses on American women playwrights. The author's training as both a scholar and a playwright is evident in this book.

    Southern Women Playwrights (Quality Paper) Southern Women Playwrights (E Book). Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. Traditionally, the study of southern literature has emphasized a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion.


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Southern Women Playwrights book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Coeditors Robert McDonald and Linda Rohrer Paige attribute the 4/5(3).

Their call for critical awareness is answered by the 15 essays they include in Southern Women Playwrights, considerations of the creative work of universally acclaimed playwrights such as Beth Henley, Marsha Norman, and Lillian Hellman (the so-called "Trinity") in addition to that of less-studied playwrights, including Zora Neale Hurston Format: Paperback.

This book begins by recovering little-known or unknown episodes in the history of southern drama and by examining the ways plays assumed importance in the lives of southern women in the early 20th century.

It concludes with a look at one of the most vibrant, diverse Author: Robert Mcdonald, Linda Rohrer Paige, Theresa R. Mooney, John Lowe, Betty E. McKinnie, Carlos L. Dews. This book begins by recovering little-known or unknown episodes in the history of southern drama and by examining the ways plays assumed importance in the lives of southern women in the early 20th century.

It concludes with a look at one of the most vibrant, diverse Manufacturer: University Alabama Press. For our courses and research in modern drama, Southern literature, and women's literature and gender studies, no collections of Southern women's plays existed.

Nor could we locate much in the way of scholarship about these playwrights, despite the fact that some had very active and visible careers.

This book begins by recovering little-known or unknown episodes in the history of southern drama and by examining the ways plays assumed importance in the lives of southern women in the early 20th century.

It concludes with a look at one of the most vibrant, diverse. Southern Women Playwrights. by Theresa R. Mooney,John W. Lowe,Betty E. McKinnie,Carlos L. Dews,Donna Lisker,Elizabeth S. Bell,Judith Giblin James,Janet L.

Gupton,J. Ellen Gainor,Claudia Barnett,Carolyn D. Roark,Elizabeth Brown-Guillory,Mary Lamb,Alan Shepard,Mary Resing,Sally Burke. Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once Brand: University of Alabama Press. This timely collection addresses the neglected state of scholarship on southern women dramatists by bringing together the latest criticism on some of the most important playwrights of the 20th century.

Coeditors Robert McDonald and Linda Rohrer Paige attribute the neglect of southern women playwrights in scholarly criticism to "deep historical prejudices" against drama itself and against.

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This timely collection addresses the neglected state of scholarship on southern women dramatists by bringing together the latest criticism on some of the most important playwrights of the 20th ors Robert McDonald and Linda Rohrer Paige attribute the neglect of southern Pages:   38 Books Every Southern Woman Should Read.

By K.W. Colyard. J start slideshow. Try using the arrow keys. As anyone who has spent time. “Southern Woman Playwright” which have combined to discourage women dramatists and to suppress acknowledgment of their achievements.

Fundamentally, Southern women playwrights, like all serious dramatists both male and female, have faced the traditional cultural Author: Robert Mcdonald, Linda Rohrer Paige, Theresa R.

Mooney, John Lowe, Betty E. McKinnie, Carlos L. Dews. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The current state of scholarship on southern women playwrights / Robert L. Mcdonald --"Let the people sing!": Zora Neale Hurston and the dream of a Negro theater / John Lowe --These four: Hellman's roots are showing / Theresa R.

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3-Minute Playwriting Contest Winners* Amanda received her MA in Theatre from SF State, focusing on southern women playwrights, and has a BA in English, with a minor in Women’s Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University.

and many of her monologues are published in anthologies. She was the winner of the Oregon Book Award in Drama in. Southern women playwrights: new essays in literary history and criticism / edited by Robert L. McDonald and Linda Rohrer Paige. Format Book Published Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c Description xvi, p.

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The literary works of the South, he writes, are dominated by "great language, family, strong women, religion, the land, and the past," all of which makes them wonderful for acting -- and for reading. This entertaining book honors southern playwrights in a collection of works that have premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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