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Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Ruth Bernard Yeazell is Sterling Professor of English at Yale. Her books include Picture Titles: How and Why Western Paintings Acquired Their Names and Art of the Everyday: Dutch Painting and the Realist Novel. (September 2019)

Sarah Bernhardt listening to a recording of her voice, New York City, early 1890s

Stardom Is Born

The Drama of Celebrity

by Sharon Marcus

Celebrity: A History of Fame

by Susan J. Douglas and Andrea McDonnell

Playing to the Gods: Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and the Rivalry That Changed Acting Forever

by Peter Rader

September 26, 2019 issue

Unnatural Naturalism

Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement

an exhibition at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, October 11, 2018–January 6, 2019; the Vero Beach Museum of Art, February 9–May 5, 2019; the Seattle Art Museum, June 13–September 8, 2019; the San Antonio Museum of Art, October 11, 2019–January 5, 2020; the Yale Center for British Art, February 13–May 10, 2020; the Nevada Museum of Art, June 20–September 13, 2020; and the Frick Pittsburgh, October 29, 2020–January 24, 2021

Christina Rossetti: Poetry in Art

edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans

March 21, 2019 issue

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