An Actor's Work. Volume 1
- Author: Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski
- Collection: "Thesaurus" Collection
- Year: 28-09-2015
- Translator From Russian: Vladimir Ignatovsky
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1596-01
- SKU: 17.0050
- ISBN: 978-619-152-690-1
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Stanislavski s system has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre.
Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate, misleading and difficult-to-read English-language versions. Some of the mistranslations have resulted in profound distortions in the way his system has been interpreted and taught. At last, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski s huge manual into a lively, fascinating and accurate text in English. He has remained faithful to the author's original intentions, putting the two books previously known as An Actor Prepares and Building A Character back together into one volume, and in a colloquial and readable style for today's actors.
The result is a major contribution to the theatre, and a service to one of the great innovators of the twentieth century.
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Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski
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Tags: Theater & Acting
|Translator||From Russian: Vladimir Ignatovsky|
|Genre||Theater & Acting|