Gale, Maggie B. West End Women: Women and the London Stage 1918-1962 (London: Routledge, 1996)
Analysis of the content of women-authored plays in this period is combined with study of aspects of performance and reception; and the texts are related to the transformations in British women's lives during the period. A substantial range of playwrights is covered, including Bagnold, Dane, Kennedy, Dodie Smith and Stern.
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