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Women and Theatre in the Age of Suffrage

The Pioneer Players 1911-1925

Authors: Cockin, K.

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The innovative work of The Pioneer Players, a London-based theatre society founded in 1911 by Edith Craig, is explored here for the first time, drawing on original archive research and taking an interdisciplinary approach to women's involvement in theatre during the British women's suffrage movement. This book tests the claim that the Pioneer Players was a women's theatre and investigates in a literary context the Pioneer Players' relationship to the women's suffrage movement, to feminism and to women's writing.

About the authors

KATHARINE COCKIN is Lecturer in English at the University of Hull. She is the author of Edith Craig (1869-1947): Dramatic Lives.

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'This volume represents an illuminating and eminently worthwhile endeavour.' - Jan McDonald, University of Glasgow, Theatre Research International


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women and Theatre in the Age of Suffrage
Book Subtitle
The Pioneer Players 1911-1925
Authors
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-68696-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 239
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