Tipping the Velvet

It’s 1887 and Nancy Astley sits in the audience at her local music hall: she doesn’t know it yet, but the next act on the bill will change her life.

Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet

It’s 1887 and Nancy Astley sits in the audience at her local music hall: she doesn’t know it yet, but the next act on the bill will change her life. Tonight is the night she’ll fall in love... with the thrill of the stage and with Kitty Butler, a girl who wears trousers. Giddy with desire and hungry for experience, Nancy follows Kitty to London where unimaginable adventures await.

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Tipping the Velvet
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Sarah Waters, Laura Wade
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-18 - Publisher: Oberon Books

It’s 1887 and Nancy Astley sits in the audience at her local music hall: she doesn’t know it yet, but the next act on the bill will change her life. Tonight is the night she’ll fall in love... with the thrill of the stage and with Kitty Butler, a girl
Gendered Acts of Performance in Sarah Waters's Tipping the Velvet
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Lin PETTERSSON
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-14 - Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca

La publicación de este volumen representa un caso relativamente insólito. Un pequeño grupo de jóvenes investigadores de menos de treinta años convence a un grupo mucho más numeroso de la misma edad para celebrar en Salamanca la First Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies. El resultado es deslumbrante. No
Adaptation in Contemporary Culture
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel Carroll
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities seeks to reconfigure the ways in which adaptation is conceptualised by considering adaptation within an extended range of generic, critical and theoretical contexts. This collection explores literary, film, television and other visual texts both as 'origins' and 'adaptations' and offers new insights into the
From the Drawing Room to the Stage
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Cheryl A. Wilson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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Gender and Ventriloquism in Victorian and Neo-Victorian Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: H. Davies
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-21 - Publisher: Springer

Is ventriloquism just for dummies? What is at stake in neo-Victorian fiction's desire to 'talk back' to the nineteenth century? This book explores the sexual politics of dialogues between the nineteenth century and contemporary fiction, offering a new insight into the concept of ventriloquism as a textual and metatextual theme

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