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Ellen Terry, player in her time

Author: Nina Auerbach
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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She was one of the most beloved figures of her time and, after Queen Victoria, the highest-paid working woman in the realm. A boyish child actress in the 1850s, she subdued her energy until her eerie beauty made her the center of an aesthetic cult in the 1870s and '80s. In the 1890s she radiated a queenly benevolence as reigning female star of Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre; later, as the new century veered out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ellen Terry, Dame; Ellen Terry, Dame; Ellen (Schauspieler) Terry; Ellen Terry, Dame; George Frederick Watts
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Auerbach
ISBN: 0393023982 9780393023985
OCLC Number: 14129911
Description: xix, 504 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Stage child --
A marriage in art [G.F. Watts] --
Love and the heart of the country --
Our lady of the Lyceum --
Motherhood and modernism --
Edy's women --
Child.
Responsibility: Nina Auerbach.

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A moving and revealing biography of one of England's most beloved 19th-century actresses. Photographs.  Read more...

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