LRB Reviews Deirdre David’s Fanny Kemble

". . .few subjects can have had more incarnations than Kemble," writes Ruth Bernard Yeazell in the latest issue of London Review of Books. "and Deirdre David’s new biography is particularly alert to this long exercise in self-fashioning, while she divides her attention more evenly over the full range of Kemble’s achievements than her recent predecessors."

The complete review of Fanny Kemble: A Performed Life by Deirdre David is available to London Review of Books subscribers at

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