Amelia Howe Kritzer

Standard Name: Kritzer, Amelia Howe


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Anthologization Susanna Haswell Rowson
This theatre was new, modelled on English theatres but with the American eagle prominent over the proscenium arch. Rowson herself played the female lead, Olivia, and spoke an epilogue in her own person, saying she...
Literary responses Caryl Churchill
Michelene Wandor called this play bleak, ambiguous, murky in its implications as well as its imagery and its action,redolent with imagery of death, disintegrating flesh and destruction.
Wandor, Michelene. Understudies. Methuen.
Amelia Howe Kritzer has described its...
Textual Features Caryl Churchill
CC 's next play, Owners (about landlord-tenant relationships, 1972), marks a new phase in her career: from this point on she wrote almost exclusively for the stage.
Churchill, Caryl. Plays: One. Methuen.
Although her stage plays of the early...


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Kritzer, Amelia Howe. “Playing with Republican Motherhood: Self-Representation in Plays by Susanna Haswell Rowson and Judith Sargent Murray”. Early American Literature, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 150-66.
Kritzer, Amelia Howe. The Plays of Caryl Churchill: Theatre of Empowerment. Macmillan, 1991.