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

Author/creator Mullenneaux, Nan
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
Descriptionxx, 400 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from eBooks on EBSCOhost
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.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2017056790
ISBN9780803284623 (cloth : alk. paper)

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