Dramatic Lives

  • Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actress book cover

    Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actress

    1st Edition

    By Helen Grime

    Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies is a paradox; a famous actress whose career spanned most of the twentieth century she is now largely forgotten. Drawing on material held in Ffrangcon-Davies's personal archive, Grime argues that the representation of the actress, on and off the stage, can be read in terms of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Dramatic Lives

  • The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes book cover

    The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Green

    Charlotte Stopes was the first woman in Scotland to get a university qualification. She devoted her life to studying Shakespeare and the promotion of women in public life. Though Charlotte is largely forgotten, her daughter Marie is well known. Green asserts that Marie’s success can only be…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Dramatic Lives

  • Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influence book cover

    Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine Cockin

    In this essay collection, established experts and new researchers, reassess the performances and cultural significance of Ellen Terry, her daughter Edith Craig (1869–1947) and her son Edward Gordon Craig (1872–1966), as well as Bram Stoker, Lewis Carroll and some less familiar figures.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Dramatic Lives