Miscellaneous Plays: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, by Stephanie Hodgson-Wright

By Stephanie Hodgson-Wright

The 4 performs during this quantity signify only a small fraction of the full output via early sleek ladies dramatists. different performs will seem in later volumes within the facsimile sequence dedicated to person authors. Marcelia (1660), The Perjur'd Husband (1700), She Ventures and He Wins (1695) and The Unnatural mom (1698) have been written at some degree in time while ladies playwrights have been changing into an important strength within the theatre. lots of those performs have been first played in key theatrical venues by way of well-established drama businesses. The scant serious consciousness paid to those works on account that they have been first written starts to be rectified during this quantity. Stephanie Hodgson-Wright discusses the playwrights and their texts, and explains the alternative of variants revealed here.

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