Edmond Rostand

Standard Name: Rostand, Edmond


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Following this initial encounter, the two formerly isolated girls bonded over shared interests in Scott , Baudelaire , Dumas , Rostand 's Cyrano de Bergerac, and their own pedigrees.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo.
Jullian, Philippe et al. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton.
Performance of text Edith Lyttelton
Edith Craig 's Pioneer Players mounted a production of Two Pierrots, EL 's adaptation of Rostand 's play Les deux Pierrots (which has been described as a curtain-raiser), at London's Little Theatre .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
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Textual Features Caroline Bowles
Adrienne is courted by an English soldier, Walter Barnard, who is also an unaffected lover of elegant literature.
Bowles, Caroline. “La petite Madelaine”. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 205-27.
When Walter departs for a year, Madelaine writes Adrienne's love letters for her (a foreshadowing of...
Textual Production Clemence Dane
CD adapted Edmond Rostand 's drama L'Aiglon for the English stage.
Weintraub, Stanley, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 10. Gale Research.
10: 137
Demastes, William W., and Katherine E. Kelly, editors. British Playwrights, 1880-1956. Greenwood Press.


17 October 1922: The first play to be broadcast in the UK,...

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17 October 1922

The first play to be broadcast in the UK, a shortened version of Edmond Rostand 's Cyrano de Bergerac, was aired by radio station 2MT at Writtle, near Chelmsford, Essex.


Dane, Clemence et al. L’Aiglon. Doubleday, Doran, 1934.