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Duse: A Biography

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Drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, diaries, and personal papers, Weaver brings alive the legend of Italian actress Eleanor Duse, one of the greatest actresses in the history of the theater. Index; photographs.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published October 22nd 1985 by Mariner Books (first published 1984)
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William Fense Weaver is perhaps best known for his translations of the work of Umberto Eco and Italo Calvino, and has translated many other Italian authors over the course of a career spanning more than fifty years. In addition to prose, he has translated Italian poetry and opera libretti, and has worked as a critic and commentator on the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts.

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