“During this period, often called theater’s golden age, many stage actors became famous, but Sarah Bernhardt didn’t just become famous as an actor, she also became famous as a personality. She often appealed to the public when contesting bad publicity in the press. Her autobiography reprints many newspaper articles that she feels were unfair to her or misrepresented the facts and rebuts them at length. She uses her autobiography to settle scores and set the record straight.” Read more...
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