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Fanny Kemble in America

or, The journal of an actress reviewed.

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Published by Light & Horton in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893 -- Journal. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE106 .K33, F106 .K33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 pp. 22 cm.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23359418M
    LC Control Number01026844

    Frances Anne Kemble, as John Anthony Scott portrays her in his biography Fanny Kemble’s America, was a woman of temperament, talent, and was born into an English theatrical family. The name of Fanny Kemble is no longer universally known, although, as Scott points out in Fanny Kemble’s America, this neglect is certainly undeserved. She was a most independent but generous.

      The remains of one of the largest plantations in the South of America horrified British actress Fanny Kemble leading her to publishing an anti-slavery journal that . did Fanny Kemble grow up? Fanny Kemble was born in London in She grew up in England, was schooled in Paris, and visited the United States for the first time in the early s. References: Magazines "Fanny Kemble." Living Age. References - Newspapers "Picked Up Here and There." Atlanta Journal. was Pierce Butler?

      Originally published in , out-of-print and unavailable for almost a century, Frances Anne Kemble's "Journal" has long been recognized by historians as unique in the literature of American slavery and invaluable for obtaining a clear view of the "peculiar institution" and of life in the antebellum Kemble was one of the leading lights of the English stage in the nineteenth by: Book Description: A ForeWord magazine Book of the Year for Charismatic, highly intelligent, and splendidly talented, Fanny Kemble () was a Victorian celebrity, known on both sides of the Atlantic as an actress and member of the famous Kemble theatrical dynasty, as a fierce opponent of slavery despite her marriage to a wealthy slave owner, as a brilliantly successful solo performer.


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Fanny Kemble's America. [John Anthony Scott] -- Biography of a famous English actress who wrote Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation, which recorded her observations of slavery on her husband's estates.

Frances “Fanny” Kemble was born on this date in She was a White British actress, author, and abolitionist. Frances Anne Kemble was a member of the famous Kemble theatrical family, and the oldest daughter of actor Charles Kemble and his actress wife Maria Theresa De Camp, and the niece of noted tragedienne Sarah Siddons.

Fanny was born in London, and educated chiefly in France. Kemble's riveting account of her husband's slaves provides gripping insight on life in the antebellum South. As the wife of a planter, Kemble had unimpeded access to plantation affairs and was especially poignant and pointed when she allowed the voices of slave women, so seldom heard during this era, to shine through in the pages of her journal.

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Fanny Kemble’s most popular book is Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in Journal Of A Residence In America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of t /5. Frances Anne (Fanny) Kemble was born on Novem in London, England.

From one of England's most prominent family of actors, she took to the stage herself to save her family from financial.

Kemble was the eldest daughter of actors Charles Kemble and Maria Theresa De Camp, and the niece of two of the most distinguished English actors of the later 18th century, John Philip Kemble and his sister Sarah order to save her father from bankruptcy, Fanny Kemble made her debut in his company at Covent Garden in London in Octoberplaying Juliet.

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This line, written in a letter to a friend one year after leaving the Butler plantations, expresses Fanny Kemble's aversion to slavery.

She had been working on her journal -- a revealing look at. Audiences (as well as suitors) flocked to see Fanny Kemble. The praise in the New York Evening Post was typical: Fanny Kemble conveyed "an intensity and truth never exhibited by an actress in America." A young Walt Whitman, only thirteen or so at the time, secured a seat and later recalled, "Fanny Kemble.

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