Bettina Knapp



Marie Dorval : France's Theatrical Wonder

A Book for Actors
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Edité par Bettina Knapp
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

To trace the life of Marie Dorval through the turbulences and exhilarations of her epoch is to engage not just with the genesis and the full flowering of a rare theatrical genius but also with the teeming literary, emotional, economic and material dramas in which such a genius is implacably embroiled. Dumas, Vigny, Hugo, Sand, Gautier and many others mingle their creative and affective energies with Dorval’s in a ceaseless dynamic interplay. But to read Bettina Knapp’s exceptional story is to ...