Vivien Leigh: Actress and icon

Vivien Leigh: Actress and icon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526125088
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 12/30/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 855,357
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kate Dorney is Senior Lecturer in Theatre & Performance at the University of Manchester
Maggie B. Gale is Professor of Drama at The University of Manchester

Table of Contents

Part I: Re-reading Vivien Leigh

1 Vivien Leigh, actress and icon: introduction Kate Dorney and Maggie B. Gale

2 Public faces/private lives: performing Vivien Leigh Kate Dorney

3 Making Vivien Leigh mad Maggie B. Gale

Part II: The actress at work

4 An actress prepares John Stokes

5 Film performance and Vivien Leigh: from starlet to Scarlett, and Blanche Dubois to Mrs Stone Lucy Bolton

6 Vivien Leigh and her French collaborations: a rethinking of her art Arnaud Duprat de Montero

Part III: Constructed identities

7 From the fans Kendra Bean

8 Dressing the part: costume and character Keith Lodwick

9 Leigh through the lens: photographic collaborators Susanna Brown

10 'A living set': at home with Vivien Leigh Hollie Price


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