To learn more about these women (and 4 men) use the buttons to the left and then click on the name. The links to the biographical sketches come from a variety of sources including encyclopedias, archives, and even a literary property agent. The majority do point to the public version of the Encyclopedia Britannica; however, there are a few linked to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography which will require you to login using your AU ID and password; these are marked with the double plus(++). All books, articles, databases and web sites referenced in making of this guide are listed below (this information is also repeated on the About This Guide... page).
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Reference and Resources
The actual plays or the collections they in are not listed on this page.