Record Number : 95137 of 13452

Title : British women playwrights around 1800

Description :
The 'British Women Playwrights Around 1800' website aims to promote interest in the works of lesser known female playwrights of the period. The site provides full online electronic texts (in HTML or PDF format) of late 18th-century and early 19th-century plays by playwrights such as: Elizabeth Craven; Elizabeth Inchbald; Frances Burney; Catherine Gore; Harriet Lee; Sophia Lee; Mary Russel Mitford; Anne Plumptre; Elizabeth Polack; and Mariana Starke. The site also hosts a number of related essays submitted by contributors, as well as a comprehensive chronology of plays by British women playwrights from 1770-1823 that could be useful to students and researchers.

URL : http://www.etang.umontreal.ca/bwp1800/

Uncontrolled Keywords : eighteenth century; nineteenth century; English literature

Controlled Keywords : drama; plays (document genre); English; literature (humanities); authors; playwrights; British; Regency (British); Georgian; essays; gender issues;

Language : eng;

Period : 19th Century; 18th Century

Geographic Name : British Isles

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