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Madame Vestris And Her Times

Charles E. Pearce

""Madame Vestris and Her Times"" is a biographical study of the life and career of Lucia Elizabeth Vestris, a prominent figure in the 19th century theatre scene. Written by Charles E. Pearce, the book provides a comprehensive overview of Vestris' rise to fame as an actress, singer, and theatre manager, as well as her personal life and relationships. The book also explores the broader cultural and social context of the Victorian era, including the role of women in society, the development of the theatre industry, and the changing attitudes towards gender and sexuality. Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, including letters, diaries, and contemporary reviews, ""Madame Vestris and Her Times"" offers a vivid portrait of one of the most influential and fascinating figures of the Victorian age.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.79in - 1.14lb
  • EAN: 9781428612440
  • Categories: Entertainment & Performing ArtsTheater - History & Criticism