The Resource A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists, Robyn Asleson, editor; Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, Shearer West

A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists, Robyn Asleson, editor; Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, Shearer West

Label
A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists
Title
A passion for performance
Title remainder
Sarah Siddons and her portraitists
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Asleson, editor; Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, Shearer West
Title variation
Sarah Siddons and her portraitists
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Renowned for her majestic beauty and impassioned performances, the English actress Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) revolutionized the aesthetics of eighteenth century theater while inventing a complex public persona to promote her fame. Her flair for self-presentation was matched by the showmanship of the many artists who portrayed her." "The three lively essays in this volume - by Robyn Asleson, Shelley Bennett and Mark Leonard, and Shearer West - explore Siddons's life and career, as well as her complex relationships with a number of artists."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
JPG
Illustrations
illustrations
Image bit depth
0
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2598.S5
LC item number
P37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1947-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Asleson, Robyn
  • Bennett, Shelley M.
  • Leonard, Mark
  • West, Shearer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Siddons, Sarah
  • Siddons, Sarah
  • Siddons, Sarah
  • Siddons, Sarah
  • Portrait painters
  • Actresses
Label
A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists, Robyn Asleson, editor; Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, Shearer West
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A Sublime and Masterly Performance": The Making of Sir Joshua Reynolds's Sarah Siddons as the Tragic Muse
  • Shelley Bennett and Mark Leonard
  • Foreword
  • Deborah Gribbon
  • A Sarah Siddons Chronology
  • Robyn Asleson
  • The Public and Private Roles of Sarah Siddons
  • Shearer West
  • "She Was Tragedy Personified": Crafting the Siddons Legend in Art and Life
  • Robyn Asleson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 142 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
present
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn874997244
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A passion for performance : Sarah Siddons and her portraitists, Robyn Asleson, editor; Shelley Bennett, Mark Leonard, Shearer West
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A Sublime and Masterly Performance": The Making of Sir Joshua Reynolds's Sarah Siddons as the Tragic Muse
  • Shelley Bennett and Mark Leonard
  • Foreword
  • Deborah Gribbon
  • A Sarah Siddons Chronology
  • Robyn Asleson
  • The Public and Private Roles of Sarah Siddons
  • Shearer West
  • "She Was Tragedy Personified": Crafting the Siddons Legend in Art and Life
  • Robyn Asleson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 142 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
present
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn874997244
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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