Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actress: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actress

1st Edition

By Helen Grime

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272 pages

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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 its constructions of normative female behaviours.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BIO005000
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts