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Sarah Bernhardt and her world

Richardson, Joanna.

Sarah Bernhardt and her world

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923,
    • Actors -- France -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoanna Richardson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2638.B5 R53 1977b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4895592M
      ISBN 10039911887X
      LC Control Number76029164


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Get this from a library. Sarah Bernhardt and her world. [Joanna Richardson] -- A biography of the nineteenth-century actress who was the most famous woman in France for more than fifty years.

"Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt" was an enlightening story about Sarah Bernhardt. After reading the book I can see whay people refer to "stop acting like Sarah Bernhardt".

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Bernhardt used the media to publicize her sexual daring and make even her flaws iconic. When she was caricatured as “skeleton Sara,” she flaunted her.

Sarah Bernhardt clearly took great pains during her career to create a larger-than-life persona to be her legacy. This book certainly gives a sense of the histrionics, the personal drama, and the (sometimes misplaced) determination that have kept this 19th/20th century actress' name on the lips of those in and out of the theatre community/5.

I read this non-fiction account of Sarah Bernhardt's life as a way of deciding whether to write a novel based on her life. Born Octo to Julie Bernard, a courtesan who spent most of her time and effort on the men in her life, Sarah was sent to Brittany as a little girl to be raised by a peasant nurse and later to boarding school and 4/5.

When Sarah Bernhardt attained fame and independence, she took her company around the world, turning the rejected (enforced) wanderer into an internationally admired and welcomed star. In Bernhardt made her first appearance in the title role of Racine’s Iphigénie at the national theater, the Comédie Française.

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From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a riveting portrait of the great Sarah Bernhardt from acclaimed writer Robert Gottlieb Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit.

Sarah Bernhardt (–) was an extraordinary performer, so much so that her name became synonymous with acting. Yet her importance extended beyond the world of theater—she was an icon of French nationalism, a target of both admiration and scorn, an artist and sculptor, and a trendsetting avatar of style.

F orget Lady Gaga and her meat dress; no one has ever grasped the art of eccentric showmanship like Sarah Bernhardt, the foremost actress of her age, who liked to accessorise with a Author: Olivia Laing. The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt: Early Childhood through the First American Tour, and her Novella, In the Clouds.

New York; London: Peebles, ISBN Sarah Bernhardt, the greatest actress of her generation, “the queen of the pose and the princess of the gesture,” died of uremia on Maat the age of She had lived a truly captivating and scandalous life, but she still had one last performance to make.

Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale, The Divine Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (New York: Knopf, ). Patricia Marks, Sarah Bernhardt's First American Theatrical Tour, (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, ). Joanna Richardson, Sarah Bernhardt and Her World (New York: Putnam, ).

In 'Sarah: The Life of Sarah Berndhardt', Robert Gottlieb presents (his subject) appreciatively, in full color, in all her exuberance, extravagance, beauty, passion and talent.

This is the first English-language biography in decades of the first internationally known stage star.—Sandee Brawarsky, New York Jewish WeekBrand: Yale University Press.

Sarah Bernhardt and Her World / My Mother/My Self / Snow / Amityville Horror / Guggenheims 1 edition By Richardson, Joanna., Nancy Friday, Jay Anson, John H. Davis Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks. InSarah Bernhardt wrote a letter to Jean Mounet-Sully, her lover and leading man, in which this great French actress and self-dramatist seemed, for once, to stop performing.

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Hailed as “the Divine Sarah” and celebrated around the world for her acting talents, Sarah Bernhardt lived as vivid a life as any character she portrayed onstage. Bernhardt debuted in the title role of Racine’s Iphigénie at the national theater, the Comédie Française, in and slowly built a reputation in smaller venues as a.

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Sarah Bernhardt makes Lady Gaga look like Taylor Swift. Via Andy Boyd at the University of Houston: Sarah Bernhardt was born in the early s in Paris, France. Her father is unknown. Her mother was a courtesan for the well-to-do, and trained her daughter in the art of alluring men for a living.

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In the end of her life, Bernhardt published a novel called Petite Idole (Little Idol in English), and the main character was loosely based on her own life. She also published an autobiography called Ma Double Vie: mémoires de Sarah Bernhardt (My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt) in Conclusion.

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Hey there, book : Catherine Reef. ‘Divine Sarah’: The Great Star of the French Poster Febru Share this: Young and stunning, with sculpted eyebrows and a head of rich brunette curls, French actress Sarah Bernhardt first captured the ardor of Paris’s theatre-going elite in the s.

The rest of the world’s attention inevitably followed. Bernhardt’s multiple personas and “otherness” were what fascinated the American public; her name, her eccentricities, and her genius had already made her world famous.

Sarah Bernhardt’s first American theatrical tour, from her arrival in to her return to Europe in Mayis chronicled here. The book stems from a visit to the Jewish Museum’s exhibit “Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama,” which switched Marcus’s focus away from her original subject, Oscar Wilde.

Sarah Bernhardt established her name in France as one of the most famous actresses of the 19th-century stage. Less well known is her skill as a sculptor. Her debut in Racine’s tragedy Iphigénie cemented her importance as a stage actress and launched what would become a year career and a pan-European reputation as “the Divine Sarah.".

One of the first great "stars" of the world stage, Sarah Bernhardt, known as "The Divine Sarah" (), dominated the theatrical scenes of both Europe and America for over half a century. In addition to being considered one of the greatest actors of all time, she was noted for her "larger than life personality" and extravagant lifestyle.

Sarah. Sarah Bernhardt is the most famous actress of the late nineteenth century stage. Celebrated by an emerging and very vocal group of young female workers and artisans in her native Paris in the late s and the s called “les saradoteurs” (Rueff; Bernhardt), she went on to become the most popular actress of her generation in Europe, North America, and Australia.

Sarah Bernhardt, "The Divine Sarah," was born Henriette-Rosine Bernard in Paris, France, in She spent her life gracing the theatrical stages of the world with.

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Sarah Bernhardt won’t go away. She was born in and died inlong past her glory days and well out of our reach. Her few silent films are awkward and off-putting.

Yet she remains the most famous actress the world has ever known. Books about her, films, plays, dance works, documentaries, exhibitions, merchandise—they. Plot. In world-famous French theatrical actress Sarah Bernhardt plans a visit to the United States. U.S. President Rutherford Hayes asks Lucky Luke to protect her during her tour against the league for virtue and especially against the wife of its president.

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