The French Actress and Her English Audience

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For centuries English and French theatrical traditions have had an uneasy relationship with one another: mutual admiration, mutual envy, mutual distrust. Just as the fascination of difference lies in the potential for sameness, so these opposed traditions have observed each other at close quarters and invited each other back home. In this unusually detailed and carefully illustrated book, John Stokes explores the reception of the French actress by the English audiences, from the early nineteenth century to the middle of the ...

The French Actress and Her English Audience 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521843003

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The French Actress and her English Audience 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521292610

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