Redressing: A Script


  • Angela J Latham Governors State University


In this piece the author/performer confesses her variegated responses to an opportune and tactile encounter with a well-worn Victorian-era gown.

Author Biography

Angela J Latham, Governors State University

Angela J. Latham is Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at Governors State University in the Chicago area. Her scholarly work and research focuses on women’s performances in late 19th and early 20th century America. She is the author of Posing a Threat: Flappers, Chorus Girls, and Other Brazen Performers of the American 1920s. Her scholarly essays have also appeared in Theatre Journal, Text and Performance Quarterly, and others. Latham’s most recent scholarly work has taken the form of theoretically and historically informed performance texts, several of which she has presented in Chicago area theatre venues.