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  • Record Number: 27569
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Boeck , Elena N.
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  • Title: "The great and much slandered empress": Staging Theodora in 19th century Paris
  • Source: Byzantine Studies Conference 35, ( 2009): Pages 23 - 24.
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper Abstract
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Empresses Literature- Drama Reception Sardou, Victorien, Dramatist (1831-1908) Theodora, Wife of Justinian I, Byzantine Emperor
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean; France
  • Century: 6, 19
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  • Abstract: This paper analyzes the opulent vision of Byzantium presented in the play "Theodora." First performed in Paris in 1884, it was the triumph of the best-selling playwrite, Victorien Sardou, and his muse, the actress Sarah Bernhardt. See the full text of the abstract: http://www.bsana.net/conference/archives/2009/2009_abstracts.pdf
  • Author's Affiliation: DePaul University
  • Conference Info: Byzantine Studies Conference - The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art , 2009 - Florida State University
  • Year of Publication: 2009.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01473387
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