Popple, Jennifer Elizabeth
Dr. Jennifer E. Popple is an Assistant Professor of Theatre History and Dramaturgy in the Department of Theatre and the Co-Chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Dr. Popple holds a Ph.D. in Theatre History and Criticism and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder.2015 1-4955-0292-9
This book investigates the lives and careers of the Restoration era’s three most famous actresses: Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Barry, and Anne Bracegirdle. It elucidates how these powerful women’s offstage reputations and their greatest performances were agents of political, social, and cultural change.