"Grace Greenwood," Carbondale Leader, Feb 28, 1874

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Title

"Grace Greenwood," Carbondale Leader, Feb 28, 1874

Subject

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

Description

The article is a reprint from the Washington Press. It mentions Greenwood's talent as a dramatic reader and her genius as a writer. Adhering to gender norms, the author stresses Greenwood's beauty and comments that "[i]t is so rare that beauty and genius are wedded to one soul."

Credit

Newspaper.com

Publisher

[A.W.] Cook & Borst

Date

1874-02-28

Type

Reference

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Text

[...] At the last Saturday "reunion" Grace Greenwood in her inimitable way, gave us dramatic readings in costume. Her personations exceeded anything the writer has seen on the stage or in private life. Charlotte Cushman, Fanny Kemble, Scott Siddons, last but not least, make all the stars of the first magnitude that we have now in this particular heavens of genius. Attorney-general Williams says "that he looks upon Grace Greenwood as the best writer and the most gifted woman in the country." [...] It is so rare that beauty and genius are wedded to one soul. [...]

Provenance

Location

Carbondale, PA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

41.5736935

Geocode (Longitude)

-75.5018508

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Citation

“"Grace Greenwood," Carbondale Leader, Feb 28, 1874,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed June 16, 2021, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/695.

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