- Sardou, Victorien
born Sept. 5, 1831, Paris, Francedied Nov. 8, 1908, ParisFrench playwright.He owed his initial success to the actress Pauline Déjazet, for whom he wrote several of his 70 works, including A Scrap of Paper (1860). Several later works, including Fédora (1882), were written for Sarah Bernhardt. His La Tosca (1887) was adapted by Giacomo Puccini as an opera. His last success was Madame Sans-Gêne (1893). In 1877 he was elected to the Académie Française. His plays rely heavily on theatrical devices and plot contrivances, and he is remembered as a craftsman of the bourgeois drama that George Bernard Shaw belittled as "Sardoodledom."
* * *▪ French dramatistborn Sept. 5, 1831, Paris, Fr.died Nov. 8, 1908, Parisplaywright who, with Émile Augier and Alexandre Dumas fils, dominated the French stage in the late 19th century and is still remembered as a craftsman of bourgeois drama of a type belittled by George Bernard Shaw as “Sardoodledom.” His work Les Pattes de mouche (1860; A Scrap of Paper) is a model of the well-made play. He relied heavily on theatrical devices to create an illusion of life, and this largely accounts for his rapid decline in popularity. Madame Sans-Gêne, his last success, is still performed. His initial successes he owed to the actress Virginie Déjazet, and several of his 70 works were written for her; others were written for Sarah Bernhardt. In 1877 he was elected to the Académie Française.
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Sardou,Victorien — Sar·dou (sär do͞oʹ), Victorien. 1831 1908. French playwright known especially for his light comedies, including A Scrap of Paper (1860) and Peril (1861). * * * … Universalium
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