Chapter

Certainly not a conclusion

Andrew Teverson

in Treading the Bawds

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780719072505
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701935 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.003.0009
Certainly not a conclusion

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This chapter returns to wider questions raised in the Introduction concerning the materials and methods feminist historiography might continue to develop and pursue. The desire to move beyond the perceived limitations of mere recovery of women's work has already resulted in new ways of telling a wider story: here, a detailed look at the work of two actresses, a case study in which the connections between theatre women might usefully be considered. If we are to change the way that theatre women are included in today's stories, we must attend to how they have been marginalised in the stories of the past.

Keywords: feminist historiography; theatre women; actresses

Chapter.  1824 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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