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Diana of Dobson"s (Broadview Literary Texts)

by Cicely Hamilton

  • 78 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Broadview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature: drama texts,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • American,
  • Drama / British & Irish,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDiane F. Gillespie (Editor), Doryjane Birrer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8551399M
    ISBN 101551113422
    ISBN 109781551113425

    SERVICE UPDATE (COVID) | UPDATED AP To ensure the health and safety of our staff and community, the Book Store at Western has closed retail operations for the time continue offering online access to eBooks and digital course materials. ONLINE ORDERING IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PURCHASE OF eBOOKS.   "Diana" opens with Hamilton’s heroine, Diana Massingberd, trying to live on her own after her father dies. She arrives in London from the country to find work as a shop girl at Dobson’s.

    “Diana of Dobson’s” will be on the Donnell stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 8 with matinees Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets in advance are $15, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. All tickets $20 in advance. Tickets are available online at . Minimum-Wage Worker Goes Wild On Grand Inheritance. If this sounds like the log-line for an upcoming Emma Stone romcom, think again. Playwright Cicely Hamilton came up with this one way back in when she wrote Diana Of Dobson’s, a largely forgotten frothy romp with feminist teeth now being given a splendiferous 21st-century Antaeus Theatre Company revival.

      “Diana of Dobson’s” just finished its final weekend at UNC Wilmington. With a complete student cast, the play, which originated in , is a definite oddity. It has a plot that feels like something of a modern romantic comedy, but is at its heart, is a truly . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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Very successful when first performed in London inDiana of Dobson’s introduces its audience to the overworked and underpaid female assistants at Dobson’s Drapery Emporium, whose only alternative to their dead-end jobs is the unlikely prospect of marriage.4/5(1).

Diana of Dobson's is extremely intelligent and fun to read (and I'm sure it was fantastic to watch); it's extremely annoying that Hamilton's work was suppressed for so long --a tragic and too common story for women writers.

It'd be great, I'd totally go. more/5(4). Diana of Dobson's Paperback – Septem by Cicely Mary Hamilton (Author)Author: Cicely Mary Hamilton. Available in: successful when first performed in London inDiana of Dobson’s introduces its audience to the overworked Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Diana of Dobson's: Cicely Hamilton, Diane F. Gillespie, Doryjane Birrer: Books - 4/5(1). Diana of Dobson's () Cicely Hamilton Gwynn MacDonald, Artistic Director, Juggernaut Theatre Aug 12 Trifles () Susan Glaspell Tricia McDermott, Artistic Director, Airmid Theatre Company Sept.

16 A Taste of Honey () Shelagh Delaney Ludovica Villar-Hauser, Founder, Works by Women Oct 21 File Size: KB. Diana of Dobson's, Contributor Names Hamilton, Cicely Mary, Created / Published New York, The Century Co., The books in this collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress. Image 12 of Diana of Dobson's, DIANA OF DOBSON’S was a large square of cardboard display- ing the one hundred and twenty-seven rules which Mr. Septimus Dobson had laid down for the guidance of his assist- ants.

‘ Contributor: Hamilton, Cicely Mary Date:   Diana of Dobson’s, which appeared inis one of the best. It exposes the iniquities of the shop-girl system – a form of bonded slavery in which Author: Alfred Hickling. Diana of Dobson's, written and produced inwas the most popular of the three plays she wrote.

Admirers of G. Shaw (who was twenty years her senior but wrote about the same time) will recognize a Shavian marriage of social conscience and entertaining fiction. Diana works at Dobson’s Drapery Emporium.

Out of the blue, her upstairs downstairs world is turned upside down when she inherits enough money to free her from a lifetime of drudgery.

But she impulsively decides to spend the lot on a madcap, month-long taste of the high-life. Left penniless by her doctor-father’s death six years ago, Diana Massingberd (Abigail Marks) has been eking out a miserable living as a shopgirl in the hosiery department at Dobson’s, an.

Summary: "Very successful when first performed in London inDiana of Dobson's introduces its audience to the overworked and underpaid female assistants at Dobson's Drapery Emporium, whose only alternative to their dead-end jobs is the unlikely prospect of marriage.

Diana of Dobson'S by Cicely Hamilton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(63). View the profiles of people named Diana Dobson.

Join Facebook to connect with Diana Dobson and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Cicely Hamilton () wrote several plays tackling social issues. But it was Diana of Dobson’s that caught London’s eye and heart with it’s light touch and romantic bent.

A scene from ‘Diana of Dobson’s’ – an article in ‘The Sketch’, 10 February Courtesy of the V & A ‘Diana of Dobson’s, a romantic comedy that also criticized the ‘live-in’ conditions that Edwardian drapery stores imposed on their staff, was written by Cicely Hamilton () actress, author, and active suffragist.

An unexpected hit of the London season, Diana of Dobson's is a romantic fairy tale that's both illuminating and thought provoking.Directed by Casey Stangl at Antaeus Theatre Company, Diana of Dobson’s is about the titular something daughter (Abigail Marks) of a poor country doctor, who find herself without means when her father dies and must go to work to support herself.

As the play begins, she is a shop girl at Dobson’s department store.Diana of Dobson’s When underpaid worker Diana receives an unexpected inheritance, she decides to spend it all and live like a well-born lady for one month.

What she learns about love, money, and society itself in this rarely produced romantic comedy by Cicely Hamilton, British suffragist and friend of George Bernard Shaw, will surprise.