Fanny Kemble, a passionate Victorian

New York: Macmillan, 1938. vi, 387 p., portrait frontispiece, index, red cloth.

Born in England, the great actress Fanny Kemble emigrated to the US and became in the 1830s the acknowledged Queen of Tragedy from Boston to New Orleans. Her passion is summarized in this quote from the book's title page: "The death I should prefer would be to break my neck off the back of a good horse at a full gallop on a fine day."

Cat.No: 4022

Price: $25.00

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