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    Classic Plays by Women: From 1600 to 2000 (Aurora Classic Plays) (Paperback) Edited by Susan Croft, Edited by Cheryl Robson, By (author) Aphra Behn, By (author) Caryl Churchill, By (author) Enid Bagnold, By (author) Cicely Hamilton, By (author) Githa Sowerby, By (author) Susannah Centlivre

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    DescriptionStaged in theatres by successive generations and proving relevant to contemporary audiences, the plays demonstrate the wit, theatrical skill and innovation of their creators in exploring timeless topics from marriage, morality and money to class conflict, rage and sexual desire. An essential resource for students, playwrights, colleges, universities and libraries, this collection also provides theatres with the opportunity to programme a range of theatrical classics by women. Plays from: Hroswitha's 'Paphnutius' (extract); Elizabeth Cary's 'The Tragedy of Mariam'(extract); Aphra Behn's 'The Rover'; Susanna Centlivre's 'A Bold Stroke For A Wife'; Joanna Baillie's 'De Montfort'; Githa Sowerby's 'Rutherford and Son'; Enid Bagnold's 'The Chalk Garden'; Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls' (extract); Marie Jones' 'Stones in his Pockets'.

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    Classic Plays by Women
    From 1600 to 2000
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Susan Croft, Edited by Cheryl Robson, By (author) Aphra Behn, By (author) Caryl Churchill, By (author) Enid Bagnold, By (author) Cicely Hamilton, By (author) Githa Sowerby, By (author) Susannah Centlivre
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 456
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781906582005
    ISBN 10: 1906582009

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, DD
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    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 91, 53
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E1N79
    BISAC V2.8: DRA002000
    DC22: 822.008
    Thema V1.0: DNT, DD
    Aurora Metro Publications
    Imprint name
    Aurora Metro Publications
    Publication date
    01 June 2010
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    Author Information
    Editor Susan Croft is an academic and writer who has done extensive research and published widely on women playwrights. Her work includes; 'Votes for Women and other plays' (Aurora Metro 2009);'She Also Wrote Plays' (Faber 2001). From 1997 to 2005 she was the Contemporary Curator of The Theatre Museum in London.
    Table of contents
    Biography; Introduction; Contents; The Plays; Bibliography