Standard Name: Kemble, Adelaide
Birth Name: Adelaide Kemble
Married Name: Adelaide Sartoris
Indexed Name: A. Sartoris
After her mid-nineteenth-century career as an opera singer ended at her marriage, AK published a novel and a collection of stories. She left for posthumous publication another incomplete novel, two biographical memoirs, and some poetry. She also wrote letters, diaries, and many unpublished or uncollected songs.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Maria Theresa Kemble||
MTK 's youngest child, Adelaide Kemble (another writer), was born in November 1815.
She became a singer as well as an author.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Fanny Kemble|
|Friends, Associates||Harriet Martineau||
HM 's social circle vastly expanded at this time until she knew virtually all the prominent people, particularly the political men, of her day. As she recorded in her Autobiography, however, she refused to...
|Friends, Associates||Elizabeth Rigby|
|Friends, Associates||Rhoda Broughton||
RB 's vitality, sincerity, and pungent wit gained her the friendship of some of the most notable people of her day.
Her wide circle of friends and acquaintances included Henry James (the two became extremely...
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Barrett Browning|
|Material Conditions of Writing||Fanny Kemble||
After separating from Pierce Butler , FK borrowed money to travel to Italy, where she lived for a year with her sister, Adelaide (Kemble) Sartoris , and penned a travel journal.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
|Material Conditions of Writing||Rhoda Broughton|
|Textual Production||Adelaide Procter|
|Textual Production||Anne Thackeray Ritchie|
It was eleven years before she left the USA after signing a separation agreement. She frequently visited Catharine Sedgwick and her family in Lenox, Massachusetts, during these years; she helped out in various ways...
|Travel||Anne Thackeray Ritchie|
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