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Ophelia"s fan

a novel

by Christine Balint

  • 44 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Berlioz, Harriet Smithson, 1800-1854 -- Fiction.,
    • Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869 -- Marriage -- Fiction.,
    • Composers" spouses -- Fiction.,
    • Irish -- France -- Fiction.,
    • Actresses -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- Fiction.,
    • France -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-351).

      StatementChristine Balint.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.B314 O64 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3291289M
      ISBN 100393059251
      LC Control Number2004007450
      OCLC/WorldCa54906837

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Ophelia's Fan is quality historical fiction, written by a talented author, who skillfully brings the past to life in vivid detail; the contrast between poverty and wealth, the importance of education and humanity's impotence against the vagaries of an indifferent fate/5(3).

The French Romantics swoon, traffic stops, and the high-society women plait straw in their hair in honor of her mad Ophelia.

The fiery composer Hector Berlioz falls in love. In Ophelia's Fan, Balint re-creates the texture and breadth of the nineteenth century and brings alive Harriet Smithson; the actress and the woman, her roles and her loves. Reading group guide : Ophelia’s Fan Written by Christine Balint Review by Andrea Bell Ophelia’s Fan is an enjoyable novelization of the life of Harriet Smithson (), the Irish-born actress who rose to fame playing Shakespeare in France and inspired Hector Berlioz to write Author: Christine Balint.

Ophelia's Fan Christine Balant W.W. Norton Hardcover pages August   Instead, this book is a one-sided biased collection of stories that is being presented as typical and representative. The bias is due to two factors: the "chicken-soup" format and Dr. Shandler's personal interpretation of the material she collected.

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Not. Ophelia's Books, Seattle, WA. likes 1 talking about this were here. Ophelia's sells used and collectible books, postcards and shirts in Seattle's historic Fremont neighborhood/5(30). Ophelia’s Fan is Smithson’s memoir written for her only child, Louis, explaining ‘the lands and journeys that made [me]’.

Balint is an able novelist, and this book showcases her skills. Her detailed and extensive research never reads like a history lesson or a display of knowledge.

Get this from a library. Ophelia's fan. [Christine Balint] -- Set in Paris in September With the arrival of Charles Kemble's English acting troupe, the Odeon Theatre is awash with memodrama and the music of Shakespeare. Harriet plays Ophelia to the.

She has been a professional writer for more than 20 years. Her first novel, The Salt Letters, was shortlisted for the The Australian / Vogel Literary Award. Her second novel, Ophelia's Fan, was internationally published in /5. More intelligent, atmospheric historical fiction from Australian novelist Balint, though her imagined biography of the Irish actress who inspired Hector Berlioz lacks the visceral punch of.

Ophelia's Fan is quality historical fiction, written by a talented author, who skillfully brings the past to life in vivid detail; the contrast between poverty and wealth, the importance of education and humanity's impotence against the vagaries of an indifferent fate/5.

Ophelia's fan: a novel. [Christine Balint] -- In a fictional account of the life of the woman who brought Shakespeare to the French, Harriet Smithson grows up under the care of an elderly priest, debuts with the English Theatre troupe, and.

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In Ophelia's Fan, Balint imaginatively re-creates the texture of the nineteenth century and brings to life Harriet Smithson. She is the woman who brought Shakespeare alive to the French Romantics and is best remembered as the inspiration behind Berlioz's ground-breaking Symphonie Fantastique.

Ophelias Diary is a fanfiction author that has written 2 stories for Harry Potter. Ophelia's fan. [Christine Balint] -- Nineteenth-century Irish actress Harriet Smithson, the woman who brought Shakespeare to Paris and made the role of Ophelia her own, is the muse for this stunning novel.

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the walls lined with shelf upon shelf of records and books, the air thick with weed and last night's Author: Jay Strange.This book is a chance for the Shakespearean character Ophelia to get a chance for a happy ending to her story set in modern times.

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