Who is Duse?

  • (noun): Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924).
    Synonyms: Eleonora Duse

Some articles on duse:

French Frigate duse (1810) - Portrayals - Other Portrayals in Popular Culture
... Tintin asks him "Do you think this is some raft of Méduse?" (Méduse is the French word for "jellyfish".) French songwriter and poet Georges Brassens alludes to the raft of Méduse in his song "Les copains d'abord" (196 ... d'Abord" (Friends first), and in the first verse it says that she was not "the raft of Méduse" ...
Eleonora Duse - Later Life
... Duse suffered from ill health (largely pulmonary) throughout most of her adult life, and the many years of touring had taken their toll ... a certain amount of professional correspondence between Duse and D ... On 30 July 1923 Duse became the first woman (and Italian) to be featured on the cover of the nascent Time magazine ...
Le Radeau De La Méduse
... Le Radeau de la Méduse (The Raft of the Méduse) is a French film by Iradj Azimi (1994) ...
Cenere - Production
... When Eleonora Duse was approached in 1916 to appear in a film adaptation of Cenere, she had been absent from performing on stage for seven years ... Duse expressed deep respect for the source material and its potential as a film ... that the silent theater must force itself to realize.” Duse co-wrote the screenplay for Cenere with Febo Mari, her director and co-star ...
Lina Poletti
... who is best known today for her lesbian affairs with writer Sibilla Aleramo and actress Eleonora Duse ... In 1909 Poletti met and became involved with Eleonora Duse, at the time a popular stage actress ... Duse was depressed for a time afterward ...

Famous quotes containing the word duse:

    Interpretation is the evidence of growth and knowledge, the latter through sorrow— that great teacher.
    —Eleonora Duse (1858–1924)

    If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than that!
    —Eleonora Duse (1859–1924)