Sarah Bernhardt | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by F. G. Bettany

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Sarah Bernhardt.
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Critical Essay by F. G. Bettany

SOURCE: "Sarah Bernhardt's Memoirs," in The Bookman, Vol. 33, No. 195, December, 1907, pp. 129-30.

In the following essay, Bettany praises My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt, but adds that the book contributes no new information on Bernhardt' s life.

Their serial publication in the French press has robbed [My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt] of most of their freshness. That was only to be expected. Sarah Bernhardt is not only the most popular actress of two continents, she is also a figure of world-wide celebrity, round whose name has gathered a whole cycle of legends. Hers is one of those commanding personalities that impress themselves on the imagination of the public; like Gladstone, Bismarck, Garibaldi, the Kaiser, the American President, Tolstoi and Patti, to quote a heterogeneous list of famous persons of modern times, she has...

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