The Mother's Meeting

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Harlow Phibbs edited by Naomi Paxton

DOI: 10.5040/9781408176573.00000048

In her introduction to the play, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘While attending what she believes to be a Mothers Meeting Mrs Puckle finds herself having an unexpected reaction to what she hears. A joyful, entertaining monologue, the piece uses a working class character to expose the inconsistencies in the Anti-Suffrage arguments. Interesting because it paints a picture of Mrs Puckle’s home life and family; it also is another monologue directly spoken to the audience that allows for interaction between audienceand performer.'

The Mother’s Meeting was published by the Actresses’ Franchise League (AFL) in 1913.

From The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Harlow Phibbs edited by Naomi Paxton

ISBN: 9781408176580

Series: Play Anthologies

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