UPDATE Staging the New Woman: Bernard Shaw, Suffrage, and Theatre as Activism
Sarah Grand's essays on the woman question published in the North American Review in 1894 coined the phrase 'new woman': Shaw created a series of characters and 'unwomanly' women. Actress/activists like Elizabeth Robins and Cicely Hamilton worked with Shaw and wrote their own feminist plays. This panel will examine the audience impact of these plays. 250 word abstracts to:
Ellen Dolgin by 9/30/13.
NeMLA will be in Harrisburg, Apr 3-6, 2014.