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Staging family : domestic deceptions of mid-nineteenth-century American actresses / Nan Mullenneaux.

Author/creator Mullenneaux, Nan author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Lincoln, Nebraska : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Description1 online resource.
Supplemental Content EBSCOhost
Subject(s)
Series Expanding frontiers : interdisciplinary approaches to studies of women, gender, and sexuality
Contents Introduction : the axe and the faint -- Opportunity or necessity? -- Trials and vicissitudes -- Domesticating mobility and nationalizing transnationalism -- Child actresses : private family, public persona, and national identity -- Embodying America : race and class -- Reinventing the private family : children and siblings -- Acting couples versus acting coupled -- Domestic differences -- Managing motherhood -- Later life and legacies.
Abstract "Examing the careers and lives of more than fifty nineteenth-century American actresses, Staging Family explores the interplay of culture, labor, and family in the advancement of mid-1800s social and political change"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionPrint version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Mullenneaux, Nan. Staging family. Lincoln, Nebraska : University of Nebraska Press, [2018] 9780803284623
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formElectronic books.
ISBN9781496210913 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1496210913 (electronic bk.)
Stock number22573/ctv80w85r JSTOR

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