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Seeing Sarah Bernhardt : performance and silent film

Author: Victoria Duckett
Publisher: Urbana ; Chicago : University of Illinois Press, [2015]
Series: Women and film history international.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Sarah Bernhardt; Sarah Bernhardt; Sarah Bernhardt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Duckett
ISBN: 9780252039669 0252039661 9780252081163 0252081161
OCLC Number: 906936742
Description: xii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Nullius in verba: acting on silent film --
Hamlet: a short film, 1900 --
Camille: the ladies of the camellias --
Queen Elizabeth: a moving picture, 1912 --
Sarah Bernhardt at home: cinema and the home, ca. 1915 --
Mothers of France: World War I, film, and propaganda --
Series Title: Women and film history international.
Responsibility: Victoria Duckett.


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"Radically revises our understanding of why Sarah Bernhardt chose to engage in the new medium of motion pictures and why her 1910s films were received (and are still readable) as both artistic and Read more...

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