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Russell, Gillian.

Women, sociability and theatre in Georgian London / Gillian Russell.

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xiii, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
HQ1600.L6 R87 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC REF: imperfect copy
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- England -- London -- Social conditions -- 18th century.

  • The Circe of Soho : Teresa Cornelys and Carlisle House
  • Harmonic routs and midnight revels : the politics of masquerade
  • 'Dissipation's hydra reign' : Almack's and the Coterie
  • 'Welcome to the pleasure dome' : the London Pantheon
  • Lady Bab and Mrs. Ab : the woman of fashion and the theatre
  • 'Alias, alias, alias' : the trials of the Duchess of Kingston
  • 'Lady Teazle's occupation's o'er'
  • Conclusion.