Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to the actress / edited by Maggie B. Gale and John Stokes.


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List of illustrations                                     page vii
Notes on contributors                                          ix
Acknowledgements                                               xii
Introduction                                                     I
MAGGIE B. GALE AND JOHN STOKES
Part I: Turning points
I   Revolution, legislation and autonomy                           15
GILLI BUSH-BAILEY
z   Spectacle, intellect and authority: the actress in the
eighteenth century                                             33
ELIZABETH EGER
3   Cultural formations: the nineteenth-century touring actress
and her international audiences                                52
GAIL MARSHALL
4   The actress as photographic icon: from early photography
to early film                                                  74
DAVID MAYER
5   The actress and the profession: training in England in the
twentieth century                                              95
LUCIE SUTHERLAND
6   Out of the ordinary: exercising restraint in the post-war years  116
JOHN STOKES
7 Icons and labourers: some political actresses                     134
TONY HOWARD
Part II: Professional opportunities
8 The actress as manager                                            157
JO ROBINSON
9 By herself: the actress and autobiography, 1755-1939              173
VIV GARDNER
o1  The screen actress from silence to sound                         193
CHRISTINE GLEDHILL
11  Side doors and service elevators: racial constraints for
actresses of colour                                              215
LYNETTE GODDARD
Part III: Genre, form and tradition
iz Mirroring men: the actress in drag                                235
JACKY BRATTON
13 'Studies in hysteria': actress and courtesan, Sarah Bernhardt
and Mrs Patrick Campbell                                         253
ELAINE ASTON
14 Beyond the muse: the Spanish actress as collaborator              72
MARIA M. DELGADO
15 Going solo: an historical perspective on the actress and
the monologue                                                    291
MAGGIE B. GALE
16  Changing Shakespeare: new possibilities for the modern actress   314
PENNY GAY
General reading                                                  317



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Women in the theater, Actresses