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Adah Isaacs Menken

Joaquin Miller

Adah Isaacs Menken

by Joaquin Miller

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Published by Edwin B. Hill in Ysleta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menken, Adah Isaacs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joaquin Miller.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(6)p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21067821M

    Adah Isaacs Menken (J - Aug ) (also known as Ada Bertha Théodore and Ada C. McCord) was an American poet, actress, and painter, the highest-earning actress of her time. Because Menken told so many version of her origins, including name, place of birth, ancestry, and religion, historians have differed in their accounts. Most have said she was born a Louisiana Creole. Adah Isaacs Menken was a poet and an actress living and working in southeast Texas, New York and Paris for much of her career. This collection was compiled to document portions of her career, focusing primarily on her time in Texas. Materials present include publications, photocopied articles, correspondence and a literary production. Dates covered are , undated, bulk dating .

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Infelicia, Adah Isaacs Menken papers, Infelicia, Infelicia and other writings Adah Isaacs Menken | Open Library. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Adah Isaacs Menken (15 Jun –10 Aug ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A : Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, .

    Menken’s life has been unreliable, misleading, poorly documented, and distorted by an array of biases. Joaquin Miller commented on the problem by saying, “Little is known about her except lies” (); he then compounded the problem by inventing more lies. Noel Gerson, perhaps Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the Birth of Celebrity.   Adah Isaacs Menken was also known as Adelaide McCord and Ada Bertha Théodore. Because Menken told so many version of her origins, including name, place of birth, ancestry, and religion, historians have differed in their accounts. Most have said she was born a Louisiana Creole Catholic of mixed race, with European and African ancestry.


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: Infelicia (): Adah Isaacs Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken book. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. Go Search EN Hello, Sign in. Adah Isaacs Menken Collection. Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file. Personalities. Adah Isaacs Menken. Library locations Billy Rose Theatre Division Shelf locator: *T PHO A Genres Photographs Type of Resource Still image Identifiers Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc48fbe0-fff-dda7bc34 Rights Statement.

Adah Isaacs Menken as Leon, a Mexican slave, in John Brougham’s play Child of the Sun, ca. This is one of almost images of Menken contained in The Huntington’s copy of Infelicia, an extra-illustrated book of Menken’s by Napolean Sarony.

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She is also one of the most fascinating and unconventional writers in American literary history, and the first to follow the revolution in poetry started by Whitman s Leaves of Grass/5(10). MENKEN, ADAH ISAACS (–). Adah Isaacs Menken, also known as Adelaide McCord and Ada Bertha Théodore, actress and poet, was most plausibly born Ada C.

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McCord on Jto Richard and Catherine E. McCord in Memphis, Tennessee. Title: : Adah Isaacs MenkenPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early s.

Sabin Americana is rich Price Range: $ - $ Before there were Marilyn Monroe, Jean Harlow and Betty Grable, there was Adah Isaacs Menken. The sultry Civil War-era stage actress captured hearts in America and Europe, and did it with very few.

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She is also one of the most fascinating and unconventional writers in American literary history, and the first to follow the revolution in poetry started by Whitman s Leaves of Grass.5/5(3). Adah Isaacs Menken. likes. Adah Isaacs Menken, was an American actress, painter and poet, and was the highest earning actress of her time.

She was. Adah Isaacs Menken, an American actress and poet (), was known to this British book collector, evidence of which is in his catalog. She identified one way but according to the Wikipedia entry, different research efforts produced different takes on her origin story.

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Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the birth of American celebrity. [Renée M Sentilles] -- "Performing Menken uses the life experiences of controversial actress and poet Adah Isaacs Menken to examine the culture of the Civil War period.

Menken succeeded by. The definitive biography of a trailblazing actress who entertained — and shocked — the nation and the world Marilyn Monroe might never have become the legend she did without America’s original tragic starlet: actress and poet Adah Isaacs Menken (–68)/5.

Adah Isaacs Menken was the most highly paid and most scandalous stage performer of the s. She is also one of the most fascinating and unconventional writers in American literary history, and the first to follow the revolution in poetry started by Whitman’s Leaves of edition presents, for the first time, a generous selection of Menken’s uncollected poems and essays, along Price: $[4] Bernard Falk, The Naked Lady: A Biography of Adah Isaacs Menken (London: Hutchinson, ).

[5] “Mercutio: Drama,” The Albion, A Journal of News, Politics and Literature, May 5,APS Online. [6] Renee Sentilles, Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the Birth of American Celebrity (Cambridge University Press,