Tragic muse : Rachel of the Comédie-Française / Rachel M. Brownstein

Author(s): Brownstein, Rachel M
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Subjects: Theater--France--History--19th century
Theater and society--France
Actors--France--Biography
Comédie-Française
Rachel, 1821?-1858
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1993
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xiii, 318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1. Tragedy 3
Ch. 2. Stars 36
Ch. 4. Origins 72
Ch. 4. Playing Rachel 108
Young Princess 109
Fortunate Fall 136
Fatal Woman 160
Statue 172
Symbolic Moves 183
Stage Empress 197
Ch. 5. Afterlives 218
A Woman and an Artist: Vashti 221
Separateness and Connections 234
Tragicomic Muse 246
Notes 263
Index 307
Illustrations 319
Notes: LCCN: 92025987
ISBN: 0394574516 :$30.00 (Canada $39.00)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-305) and index
OCLC Number: 26304076
ISBN/ISSN: 0394574516