Joanne Gates

Professional Credentials and Works

Professional Credentials and Works

Elizabeth Robins 1862-1952: Actress, Novelist, Feminist
Published 1994. Forthcoming in Paperback.

The first full length biography of Elizabeth Robins, noted for her creation of Ibsen roles in London (Hedda Gabler, Hilda Wangel), for her many novels including two based on her and her brothers' experiences in the Alaska gold rushes, and for her support of women's suffrage, most directly in her 1907 play, Votes for Women.

The Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins 1900
Co-editor of this work, with Victoria Joan Moessner, from the University of Alaska Press.

Contributor to Modern Drama by Women 1880s-1930
This 1996 Routledge anthology, edited by Katherine E. Kelly, " contains twelve plays by women from the Americas, Europe and Asia, spanning a national and stylistic range from Swedish realism to Russian symbolism. Six of these plays are appearing in their first English-language translation."

Wars of the Roses
A Review of the John Barton adaptation of Shakespeare's first tetralogy (compressed into three parts), performed by Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Review of three plays to complete the canon
At Alabama Shakespeare Tavern

Inside a Corner of Escher's "Relativity"
One of a series, imagining the art works

Selected Works

Books on Elizabeth Robins
Publishing in journals and with academic presses.
Contains a chronology of Robins' life.
Elizabeth Robins' play Votes for Women is the contribution from Britain to this international anthology.
Shakespeare Publications
Early Modern Literary Studies
Edward III, Two Noble Kinsmen, and Double Falsehood
Published in Comstock Review

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