The First Actresses: From Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons
Women first appeared on the legitimate stage in England following the Restoration in 1660, heralding a major change in British theater. The First Actresses: From Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons explores the vibrant and sometimes controversial relationship between art, gender, and the English theater in the 18th century. The richly illustrated book combines both well-known and s...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by University of Michigan Press
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