This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Eleonora Duse

Actor (3-Oct-1858 — 21-Apr-1924)


Nino Bolla. Eleonora Duse: La grande tragica. Rome, Italy: SocietÓ Nazionale Editrice. 1973. 238pp. Language: Italian.

J. Vahdah Bordeux. Duse of the Beautiful Hands: An Imaginative Life. New York: Farrar & Rinehart. 1932.

Jeanne Bordeux. Eleonora Duse: The Story of Her Life. London: Hutchinson & Co.. 1924. 308pp.

Eva Le Gallienne. The Mystic in the Theatre: Eleonora Duse. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1966. 185pp.

Bertita Harding. Age Cannot Wither: The Story of Duse and D'Annunzio. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1947. 281pp.

Henry Knepler. The Gilded Stage: The Lives and Careers of Four Great Actresses: Rachel Felix, Adelaide Ristori, Sarah Bernhardt and Eleanora Duse. London: Constable. 1968. 308pp.

Giovanni Pontiero. Eleonora Duse: In Life and Art. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, and New York: Verlag Peter Lang. 1986.

E. A. Rheinhardt. The Life of Eleonora Duse. London: Secker & Warburg. 1930. 292pp.

E. A. Rheinhardt. Das Leben der Eleonora Duse. Berlin, Germany: Fischer. 1928. 362pp. Language: German.

Helen Sheehy. Eleonora Duse: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2003. 400pp.

Olga Resnevic Signorelli. Translated by Isabel Quigly. Eleonora Duse. London: Thames & Hudson. 1959. 170pp.

Olga Resnevic Signorelli. La Duse. Rome, Italy: Angelo Signorelli. 1938. 356pp. Language: Italian.

Arthur Symons. Eleonora Duse. Elkin Mathews. 1926.. 164pp.

Camillo Antona Traversi. Eleonora Duse: Sua vita, sua gloria, suo matirio. Pisa, Italy: Nistri Lischi. 1928. 483pp. Language: Italian.

William Weaver. Duse: A Biography. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1984. 383pp.

Francis Winwar. Wingless Victory: A Biography of Gabriele D'Annunzio and Eleanora Duse. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1956. 374pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.415)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.455)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.159)

  10. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.155)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.183)

  12. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.181)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.73)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.312)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications