Vivien Leigh : Actress and Icon

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Vivien Leigh : Actress and Icon

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 241 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781526125088
  • DDC分類 791.43092

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This edited volume provides new readings of the life and career of iconic actress Vivien Leigh (1913-67). Written by experts in theatre and film studies and curators from the Victoria and Albert Museum, it uses newly accessible family archives to explore the intensely complex relationship between Leigh's approach to the craft of acting for stage and screen and how she shaped, developed and projected her public persona as one of the most talked about and photographed actresses of her era. Featuring key contributors from the UK, France and the US, the chapters range from analyses of Leigh's work on stage and screen to her collaborations with designers and photographers, an analysis of her fan base, her interior designs and the 'public ownership' of Leigh's celebrity status during her lifetime and beyond. -- .

Table of Contents

List of illustrations                      vii
Notes on contributors xi
Acknowledgements xv
Part I Re-reading Vivien Leigh 1 (66)
1 Vivien Leigh, actress and icon: 3 (21)
introduction
Kate Dorney
Maggie B. Gale
2 Public faces/private lives: performing 24 (19)
Vivien Leigh
Kate Dorney
3 Making Vivien Leigh mad 43 (24)
Maggie B. Gale
Part II The actress at work 67 (68)
4 An actress prepares 69 (25)
John Stokes
5 Film performance and Vivien Leigh: from 94 (24)
starlet to Scarlett, and Blanche DuBois to
Mrs Stone
Lucy Bolton
6 Vivien Leigh and her French 118(17)
collaborations: a rethinking of her art
Arnaud Duprat de Montero
Part III Constructed identities 135(103)
7 From the fans 137(30)
Kendra Bean
8 Dressing the part: costume and character 167(23)
Keith Lodwick
9 Leigh through the lens: photographic 190(25)
collaborators
Susanna Brown
10 `A living set': at home with Vivien Leigh 215(23)
Hollie Price
Index 238