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Sarah Bernhardt : A French Actress on the English Stage (Berg Women's Series)
by Elaine Aston
Price: $29.94


My Double Life : The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt (SunySeries, Women Writers in Translation)

by Sarah Bernhardt, Victoria Tietze Larson (Preface)
Price: $19.95

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Sarah Bernhardt


French Actress

Sarah Bernhardt was considered the greatest actress of French theater. She began her acting career in 1862. By the 1870’s she was known worldwide. In 1880, she formed her own troupe and toured extensively in Europe, the US and Britain. Bernhardt continued to act after amputation of her right leg in 1915. She was famed for her extraordinary voice, her acting range, and her unconventional life.


Gold, Arthur and Fizdale, Robert. The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1991.

Jullian, Philippe. Sarah Bernhardt. Paris. Balland, 1977.

Emboden, William. Introd. by John Gielgud. Sarah Bernhardt. New York, Macmillan Pub. [1975].