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Shakespeare's women and the fin de siècle

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Scholarship on Victorian productions of Shakespeare typically isolates Shakespeare from the rest of the repertory. My thesis illuminates how late-Victorian performances of Shakespeare and contemporary Victorian drama conditioned each other. I re-interrogate iconoclastic performances of Shakespeare’s heroines to reveal actresses’ performance networks, showing how actresses’ movements between fin-de-siècle roles created consonances between ostensibly antithetical areas of the repertoire. Th...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
Funding agency for:
Duncan, S
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2015-01-08

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