General Editors: Thomas C. Crochunis and Michael Eberle-Sinatra  
 


This section provides a forum for current scholarship on British women's plays written between 1770 and 1840, as well as on related theatrical and cultural contexts. Historical, editorial, critical, and archival perspectives are sought from those doing new work in the field. Subjects can include but are not bounded by the following categories: editorial introductions to playscripts; discussion of archival collections; summaries of new projects; review essays; reflections on theoretical and historiographical approaches; responses to essays published at this site.

 

Previously published essays (in alphabetical order):

  1. Bratton, Jacky. 'Introduction to Whackham and Windham; or, the Wrangling Lawyers' [1 December 1998]
  2. Conger, Syndy. 'Reading Lovers' Vows: Jane Austen's Reflections on English Sense and Sensibility' (reprinted, by permission, from Studies in Philology) [1 June 2000]
  3. Cox, Jeffrey N. 'Headnote to Mariana Starke's The Sword of Peace' [15 January 2000]
  4. Crochunis, Thomas C. 'Electronic Editing of Women's Theater Materials: Purposes, Contexts, and Questions' [1 December 1998]
  5. ———. 'The Smell of the Greasepaint, the Roar of the Crowd, the Crinkle of the Archive's Paper - A Response to Kate Newey's "Women's Theatrical Texts and Contexts"' [1 March 1999]
  6. ——— and Michael Eberle-Sinatra. 'Editing Electronically Women Playwrights of the Romantic Period' [1 September 1999]
  7. Darby, Barbara. 'Harriet Lee (1757-1851) and The Mysterious Marriage, or the Heirship of Roselva' [15 July 2000]
  8. Donkin, Ellen and Thomas C. Crochunis. 'Performance Projects and Women's Theatre History: An Email Conversation' [1 March 2000]
  9. Eberle-Sinatra, Michael. 'On Editing Women Playwrights' Works in an Electronic Environment' [15 January 1999]
  10. ——— and Thomas C. Crochunis. 'Editing Electronically Women Playwrights of the Romantic Period' [1 September 1999]
  11. Escott, Angela. 'Critical Introduction to Hannah Cowley's The Runaway' [15 July 2000]
  12. Flanders, Julia. 'One Encoding Example from the Brown's Women Writers Project Encoding of Drama' [1 December 1998]
  13. Gamer, Michael and Thomas C. Crochunis. 'Archival Projects and Women's Theatre History: An Email Conversation' [1 March 2000]
  14. Mayer, Lauryn and Julia Flanders. 'Real Editions for Real People: Electronic Editing and Women's Theatre Writing' [15 April 1999]
  15. Moody, Jane. 'The Electronic Theatre Archive - A Response to Thomas Crochunis' "Electronic Editing of Women's Theater Materials: Purposes, Contexts, and Questions"' [1 December 1998]
  16. Moskal, Jeanne. 'Introduction to Mariana Starke's The Sword of Peace; or, A Voyage of Love (1788)' [15 January 2000]
  17. Newey, Kate. 'Women's Theatrical Texts and Contexts' [1 March 1999]
  18. O'Quinn, Daniel J. 'Elizabeth Inchbald's The Massacre:Tragedy, Violence and the Networks of Political Fantasy' [1 June 1999]
  19. ———. 'The Long Minuet as Danced at Coromandel: Character and the Colonial Translation of Class Anxiety in Mariana Starke's The Sword of Peace' [1 September 2000]
  20. ———. 'Introduction to Wallace's The Ton: "the sport of a theatrical damnation"' [15 June 2004]
  21. Parker, Reeve. 'Review-essay of Women in British Romantic Theatre: Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790-1840, ed. Catherine B. Burroughs' [1 December 2000]
  22. Pascoe, Judith, Bruce Graver, and Thomas C. Crochunis. 'Electronic Editing: A Dialogue between Judith Pascoe, Bruce Graver, and Thomas C. Crochunis' [15 July 1999]
  23. Purinton, Marjean. 'Response to Daniel J. O'Quinn's Essay: Dancing and Dueling in Mariana Starke's Comedy' [1 September 2000]
  24. ———. 'The Pedagological Plays of Hannah More, Jane Austen, and Joanna Baillie: Ways of Teaching Dramas by Women Playwrights around 1800' [15 February 2005]
  25. Smallwood, Angela. 'Introduction to vol. 6 of Eighteenth-Century Women Playwrights: Elizabeth Inchbald' (by permission of Pickering & Chatto) [1 November 2001]
  26. Smith, Julianne. 'Teaching Joanna Baillie's De Monfort' [15 June 2004]
  27. Sutherland, Kathryn. 'The Return of the Editor - A Response to Lauryn Mayer and Julia Flanders, "Real Editions for Real People: Electronic Editing and Women's Theatre Writing"' [15 April 1999]
  28. Wordsworth, Jonathan. 'Introduction to Kotzebue's Lovers' Vows, translated from the German by Elizabeth Inchbald (1798)' [15 January 2000]
  29. White, Daniel E. 'Teaching De Monfort: Noble Simplicity and the Gothic' [15 June 2004]
  30. Wright, Angela. 'Critical Introduction to Sophia Lee's Almeyda' [1 December 1999]
  31. Wright, Julia M. 'Introduction to Lefanu's The Sons of Erin' [15 June 2004]