Prima Donna

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ISBN: 9780307461025
Release Date: 2009-12-29
Number of pages: 432
Author: Megan Chance
Publisher: Broadway Books

Download and read online Prima Donna in PDF and EPUB Opera singer Sabine Conrad is the toast of nineteenth-century New York high society. A celebrated soprano with the voice of an angel, she is showered with adulation by her audiences and courted by wealthy patrons. But behind the scenes, her every move is controlled by a Svengali-like manager, Gideon Price. When her attempt to escape him goes tragically awry, she flees, leaving behind a grisly murder. Three years later, as Marguerite Olson, she has put aside the prima donna she once was to run a low-class theater in Seattle. Hidden among prostitutes, drunks, and miners, a desperate and determined Marguerite carefully guards the secrets of her old life—until her past returns to offer a terrifying proposition. Prima Donna captures both the glittering decadence of New York and the rough raunchy waterfront of Seattle, as Marguerite, caught between two worlds, must find the strength to confront the truth of her past and choose which voice defines her in this dark and harrowing novel. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

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ISBN: 9780195365887
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Number of pages: 368
Author: Rachel Cowgill
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century in PDF and EPUB The Arts of the Prima Donna assembles a star-studded yet well-balanced cast of contributors, whose essays combine theoretical approaches to text and narrative, and current theory on gender, performativity, and the commodification of the female body, with the growing understanding of the lives, careers, and performances of the female opera singer.

The Prima Donna and Opera 1815 1930

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ISBN: 9780521851671
Release Date: 2006-08-10
Number of pages: 381
Author: Susan Rutherford
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Prima Donna and Opera 1815 1930 in PDF and EPUB An examination of the female opera singer during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Prima Donna

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ISBN: 9780330545020
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Number of pages: 320
Author: Karen Swan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online Prima Donna in PDF and EPUB Breaking the rules was what she liked best. That was her sport. Renegade, rebel, bad girl. Getting away with it. Pia Soto is the sexy and glamorous prima ballerina, the Brazilian bombshell who's shaking up the ballet world with her outrageous behaviour. She's wild and precocious, and she's a survivor. She's determined that no man will ever control her destiny. But ruthless financier Will Silk has Pia in his sights, and has other ideas . . . Sophie O'Farrell is Pia's hapless, gawky assistant, the girl-next-door to Pia's Prima Donna, always either falling in love with the wrong man or just falling over. Sophie sets her own dreams aside to pick up the debris in Pia's wake, but she's no angel. When a devastating accident threatens to cut short Pia's illustrious career, Sophie has to step out of the shadows and face up to the demons in her own life. Prima Donna is an excitingly glamorous novel from Karen Swan, author of the bestselling Christmas at Tiffany's.

The Prima Donna

Filename: the-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015023355913
Release Date: 1888
Number of pages:
Author: H. Sutherland Edwards
Publisher: Dacapo PressRemainders

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Filename: callas.pdf
ISBN: 0486250474
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 355
Author: George Jellinek
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Callas in PDF and EPUB Renowned commentator chronicles life and career of the most controversial, fascinating, influential operatic personality of our time. Extraordinary story of the legendary diva's struggles and triumphs — available for the first time in paperback. Features 64 photos of Callas in her personal life and in famous roles. New introduction and epilogue by George Jellinek.

Death of a Prima Donna

Filename: death-of-a-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015062864080
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 186
Author: Brina Svit
Publisher: Harvill Press

Download and read online Death of a Prima Donna in PDF and EPUB Who really was Lea Kralj? What was the truth about the beautiful, mysterious, passionate diva who was admired and f-ted throughout her career and who thrilled opera house audiences in cities across Europe? What was her relationship with her mother? And what really happened behind the curtains of her fourth-floor flat by the river, at the height of her fame, during her last summer in Ljubljana? The only person who may be able to shed further light on the enigma of Lea Kralj is the narrator of this novel, a young Frenchman who first met her, in curious circumstances, in Madrid, and pursued her obsessively to Paris, Milan and eventually to Slovenia. Their relationship, neither sexual nor sycophantic, but one of mutual dependency, remains inexplicable to him. All he knows is that he will forever be dazzled by his memories of Lea Kralj's voice, her radiating presence and her beauty, and by certain aspects of her life, as tragic and doomed as any of the stage heroines whose roles she sang. As was apparent in her first novel to be translated into English, the internationally acclaimed Con Brio, Brina Svit writes with a rare poetic facility and rich musicality of expression. Her new novel is a stylistic tour de force which can only enhance her growing reputation. 'Consumes us like a bout of fever- Disconcerting and brilliant.' Elle, reviewing Con Brio. 'Brina Svit likes women who are enigmatic, elusive, those who always seem to be elsewhere, who have the appearance of of captive birds, wounded by some love affair or other, suspected of mysterious desires. ... [she] displays an exceptional gift for describing the beauty of her country, its green hills and valleys... just as can evoke douceur de vivre marvellously, and tapas in Madrid's Plaza Mayor, bicycle rides in Paris, visiting the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the magical mist of Milan, a bar called Marienbad.' JEAN-LUC DOUIN, Le Monde

The Prima Donna

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ISBN: 1357883188
Release Date: 2016-05-20
Number of pages:
Author: Sarah Williams, (Fr
Publisher: Palala Press

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The Prima Donna

Filename: the-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: UCAL:B2793743
Release Date: 1844
Number of pages: 24
Author: William Gilmore Simms

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The Prima Donna

Filename: the-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015023355905
Release Date: 1888
Number of pages:
Author: Henry Sutherland Edwards

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The young prima donna

Filename: the-young-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: OXFORD:590441296
Release Date: 1840
Number of pages:
Author: Elizabeth Caroline Grey

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Bathtub Prima Donna

Filename: bathtub-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: 0810940930
Release Date: 1999-09-01
Number of pages: 32
Author: Anne Brouillard
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Download and read online Bathtub Prima Donna in PDF and EPUB A self-absorbed songstress uses her voice to tickle the clouds into raining for her bath, but in the process a nearby village becomes flooded.


Filename: heroines.pdf
ISBN: 0060169958
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 282
Author: Norma Lorre Goodrich
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Download and read online Heroines in PDF and EPUB An anthology of celebrated heroines from antiquity to the present discusses the historical truth behind the myths and legends and features profiles of Alcestis, Antigone, Moll Flanders, Isolde, Medusa, Liberty, and Thelma and Louise, among others.

Memoirs of an American Prima Donna

Filename: memoirs-of-an-american-prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: 9781465510839
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages:
Author: Klara Louise Kellogg
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

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Prima Donna

Filename: prima-donna.pdf
ISBN: UCAL:$B64069
Release Date: 1929
Number of pages: 616
Author: Pitts Sanborn

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