The Art of Acting: Character and Social Class in Behind a Mask

Louisa May Alcott’s novella “Behind a Mask” portrays a protagonist who uses her acting skills to move up in society from a governess to a lady of British aristocracy. An article written by Elizabeth Schewe titled, “Domestic Conspiracy: Class Conflict and Performance in Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Behind a Mask’”, brings to light the implications surrounding … Read moreThe Art of Acting: Character and Social Class in Behind a Mask