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“The Lady Actress is a well-researched analysis of the writings, orations, and dramatic performances of Victorian Era actress Anna Cora Mowatt (1819-1870). The author skillfully places this under-appreciated trail blazer’s life and works within the sexist and repressive period in which Mowatt lived. The result is a concise presentation of Victorian Era judgement and nuance and the amazing ability Mowatt had for turning these apparent limitations into strengths in order to pursue her craft.”
nanajlove, LibraryThing, February 25, 2011

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