Book Cover of Behind the Footlights

Behind the Footlights

by Ethel Brilliana Tweedie

It provides an intimate look into the life of a performer during the Victorian era. First published in 1901, the book takes readers on a journey through Tweedie's experiences as an actress, including her struggles and triumphs both on and off the stage. Throughout the pages of "Behind the Footlights," Tweedie shares her candid thoughts and emotions, shedding light on the challenges that women in the performing arts faced during her time. She also provides fascinating insights into the culture and politics of the theater industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Beyond its historical value, "Behind the Footlights" is a captivating read that offers a glimpse into the life of a woman who was determined to pursue her passion for the stage, despite the obstacles she encountered along the way. Tweedie's writing is engaging and witty, and her tales of life behind the scenes of the theater are sure to captivate anyone with an interest in the performing arts. Overall, "Behind the Footlights" is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of theater, the lives of women in the Victorian era, or simply looking for an entertaining and informative memoir. As a classic work of Victorian literature, it continues to be relevant and inspiring to this day.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1901

Author

Ethel Brilliana Tweedie image

Ethel Brilliana Tweedie was a prominent British author, feminist, and social activist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Her works focused on the themes of women's rights, educat...

More on Ethel Brilliana Tweedie

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

Six Years at the Russian Court Cover image

Six Years at the Russian Court by Magaretta Eagar

Intrigued by the mysteries concealed within the Russian court? "Six Years at the Russian Court" by Margaretta Eagar unveils a captivating journey thro...

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. Cover image

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray

From humble beginnings in Ireland to the glittering ballrooms of England, Barry Lyndon is a rogue who will stop at nothing to achieve his ambitions....

Un peu de ma vie Cover image

Un peu de ma vie by Henry Gréville

Il raconte l'histoire de sa vie et de son parcours, depuis son enfance jusqu'à son âge adulte. Le livre a été publié pour la première fois en 1897 D...

Arabella Stuart Cover image

Arabella Stuart by George Payne Rainsford James

Lady Arabella Stuart was an English noblewoman at the beginning of the seventeenth century. At one time considered to be a possible successor to Eliza...

Land of the Burnt Thigh Cover image

Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl

This is a captivating historical book that takes readers on a remarkable journey through the untamed landscapes of the American West. Set against the...

Station Life in New Zealand  Cover image

Station Life in New Zealand by Mary Anne Barker

STATION LIFE IN NEW ZEALAND is a fascinating account of the time Lady Mary Anne Barker lived on a sheep station on the south island of New Zealand. It...

The Life and Adventures of Venture  Cover image

The Life and Adventures of Venture by Venture Smith

"A story of hope and achievement against slavery, of right and wrong. It transcends race creed, class and national boundaries. A story that even two h...

Station Amusements in New Zealand Cover image

Station Amusements in New Zealand by Mary Anne Barker

It offers a glimpse into the author's experiences as she travels through various stations (ranches) in New Zealand. Through her vivid descriptions of...

History of My Pets Cover image

History of My Pets by Sara Jane Lippincott

In the enchanting pages of "History of My Pets" by Sara Jane Lippincott, also known as Grace Greenwood, embark on a captivating journey through the ex...

Recollections of a Busy Life  Cover image

Recollections of a Busy Life by William Forwood

Liverpool in the second half of the 19th century was burgeoning with rich merchants and swollen with poor immigrants. It was known variously as the "N...

Reviews for Behind the Footlights

No reviews posted or approved, yet...