TITLE

Actresses at Home and on Stage: Spectacular Domesticity and the Victorian Theatrical Novel

AUTHOR(S)
Chattman, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Explores the link between theatricality and the domestic ideal in the Victorian theatrical novel. Concept of femininity during the 19th century; Use of the English melodrama to disseminate middle-class values; Characterization of the stage melodrama heroine; Definition of femininity in Geraldine Jewsbury's `The Half Sisters'; Depiction of womanhood in Wilkie Collin's `No Name.'
ACCESSION #
9504171681

 

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