Eleonora Duse

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Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924)


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Meanwhile Peter Rader's Playing to the Gods: Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and the Rivalry That Changed Acting Forever offers a dual biography of two of the greatest stars of the latter half of that century.
The eight essays in this volume explore the 1916 silent film Cenere (Ashes), starring the Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), who played a key role in its script, production, and cutting and editing.
(2) At least three of such actresses visited Athens: Eleonora Duse in January 1899 (who came to Greece with her then lover, Gabriele D'Annunzio); Agnes Sorma in November 1900; and Georgette Leblanc (Maurice Maeterlinck's lover and leading lady of his theatre company) in January 1904.
Bradshaw's final chapter, "The Erotics of Submission: Eleonora Duse in Lowell's Poetry," is her tour de force.
The museum has two other Sickert paintings - Camden Town Portrait and another Venetian view Palazzo Eleonora Duse. There are also seven etchings and two drawings in the collection.
Since 1900, the Italian actress Eleonora Duse had spoken of the destruction of the theatrical temple, recommending the dramatic arts' return to the outdoor theaters of Rome and Athens, and Xirgu was aware of Duse's bold statements (Rodrigo, Margarita 42).
My purpose in this article is to condense the massive work which has been necessary to reconstruct Eleonora Duse's personal library in Cambridge.
A comedy about legendary actresses Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse and a Russian terrorist who's trying to sabotage their latest stage efforts.
(4) Her role was written specifically for the great actresses who dominated European theater in the last decade of the nineteenth century, first brought to the stage by Sarah Bernhardt in the French production and then by Eleonora Duse in the original Italian production.
The real creators of the period were the actors: Antonio Morrocchesi, Luigi Vestri, Alamanno Morelli, and Gustavo Modena in the first part of the century; and later, Adelaide Ristori, Tommaso Salvini, Ernesto Rosso, Giovanni Grasso, Ermete Zacconi, Ermete Novelli, and Eleonora Duse. Taviani likens the achievements of these actors to the achievement of Italians in the field of opera.
Hers is no operatic performance, a la Maria Callas: This is the soul of Eleonora Duse.
Set in the roaring twenties, the novel revolves around Lucho and Wenceslao, lovers and screwballs who lead us on a madcap journey from their native Bogota to Havana, where the not-so-famous Italian actress Eleonora Duse is scheduled to give a special performance.
One project in development, The Rivals, is about the bitter competition between the legendary stage actresses Sarah Bernhardt and Eleonora Duse. Another, The Forgotten, has just started filming in New York starring Cohen's high school buddy Julianne Moore--so the two Los Angeles-based men are in New York for a while.
Shaw does take seriously--Ibsen, Wagner, Eleonora Duse and himself.