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Marie Prescott
Kevin Lane Dearinger

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Marie Prescott
"a star of some brilliancy"
Kevin Lane Dearinger.

Published 2009 by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

"Gifted daughter": Marie Prescott's family history and early years
"The whole burden on her pretty shoulders": Prescott's work to establish herself in the theatrical community
"Great things greatly": Prescott's first starring ventures and her seasons with Salvini
"For her grief and her good looks": an infamous libel trial and its repercussions
"There you show your genius, Mr. Wilde": Prescott prepares Oscar Wilde's Vera
"The power to stir": the opening and abrupt closing of Vera
"How full of briars is this working-day world": managing a public career after scandal and humiliation
"Of course I put forth my best efforts": touring with R.D. Maclean
"Slight heed to the incongruities": continuing conflict with the New York press
"Brilliant and beautiful for an hour": retirement and early death
"Veteran": R.D. Maclean and Odette Tyler
"How few are not forgotten": a mother fixation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.



Dewey Decimal Class
792.02/8092, B
Library of Congress
PN2287.P7145 D43 2009

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p. cm.

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