Do you know about these women screenwriters? Many don’t. Learn more about them today!
Zoë Akins is described as “a perplexing figure in the history of American theatre” by historian Yvonne Shafer (58). Akins was a poet, novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. Despite many successful publications, productions, films, and a Pulitzer Prize, she is not considered an obvious success. In creative fields dominated by the male perspective, her female-centric work failed to find acclaim with critics.
Zoë Akins: A Quiet Rebellion
by Sarah Whorton
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