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Konstantin Stanislavsky By Bella Merlin (Exeter University, UK)

Konstantin Stanislavsky by Bella Merlin (Exeter University, UK)

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One of a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on 20th and 21st century performance.

Konstantin Stanislavsky Summary

Konstantin Stanislavsky by Bella Merlin (Exeter University, UK)

This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book offers an essential guide to the complex and contradictory nature of this master of theatre.

Routledge Performance Practitioners are a series of introductory guides to key theatre-makers. These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books will unravel the contribution of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators.

This is the first book to combine:

- an overview of Stanislavsky's life history

- an assessment of his widely read text, An Actor Prepares

- detailed commentary of the key 1998 production of The Seagull

- an indispensable set of practical exercises for actors, teachers and directors.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.

About Bella Merlin (Exeter University, UK)

Bella Merlin is a professional actor and a lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts at Birmingham University.

Table of Contents

1. Biography in Social and Artistic Context 2. Summary and Analysis of An Actor Prepares 3. Description and Analysis of The Seagull 4. Practical Exercises 5. Conclusion 6. A Brief Glossary of Terms 7. Bibliography

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Konstantin Stanislavsky by Bella Merlin (Exeter University, UK)
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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