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Drama, 1920-1945 (2012)
Book Chapter
D'Monté, R. (2012). Drama, 1920-1945. In M. Joannou (Ed.), The History of British Women's Writing, 1920-1945: Volume Eight, 182-198. Palgrave Macmillan

Women dramatists were surprisingly well represented between 1920 and 1945, and include such figures as Muriel Box, Clemence Dane, Cicely Hamilton, Gertrude Jennings, Esther McCracken, Dodie Smith, and G. B. Stern. Reasons for this can be traced to th... Read More about Drama, 1920-1945.

Passion, penury and psychosis: Representations of the spinster by interwar dramatists (2012)
Book Chapter
D'Monté, R. (2012). Passion, penury and psychosis: Representations of the spinster by interwar dramatists. In J. Dolan, & E. Tincknell (Eds.), Aging Femininities: Troubling Representations, 3-16. Cambridge Scholars Press

The impact of first-wave feminism and the First World War led to the spinster - someone who is past her marriageable date - becoming a repository during the interwar period for society’s fears and anxieties about the place of the older woman, as well... Read More about Passion, penury and psychosis: Representations of the spinster by interwar dramatists.