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Sarah : the life of Sarah Bernhardt

Author: Robert Gottlieb
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2010.
Series: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Well into her seventies, after the amputation of her leg, she was performing under bombardment for soldiers during World War I and toured America for the ninth time. Though the Bernhardt literature is vast,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sarah Bernhardt; Sarah Bernhardt; Sarah Bernhardt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gottlieb
ISBN: 9780300141276 0300141270 9780300192599 0300192592
OCLC Number: 502304323
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sarah: the life of Sarah Bernhardt --
A gallery of roles --
A note on sources.
Series Title: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Responsibility: Robert Gottlieb.

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Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit. This title tracks the trajectory through which an illegitimate - and  Read more...

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