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Maria Knebel - Active Analysis - 9780415498531 - V9780415498531
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Active Analysis

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Description for Active Analysis Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: AN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .

Active Analysis combines two of Maria Knebel’s most important books, On Active Analysis of the Play and the Role and The Word in the Actor’s Creative Work, in a single edition conceived and edited by one of Knebel's most famous students, the renowned theatre and film director, Anatoli Vassiliev.

This is the first English translation of an important and authoritative fragment of the great Stanislavski jigsaw. A landmark publication.

This book is an indispensable resource for professional directors, student directors, actors and researchers interested in Stanislavski, directing, rehearsal methods and theatre studies more generally.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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About Maria Knebel
Maria Knebel was an actor, director, teacher, author of five books and pioneer of ‘active analysis’. She is arguably one of the most influential theatre pedagogues in 20th-century Russian theatre. Knebel was a student of Michael Chekhov, Nemirovich-Danchenko, and Stanislavski with whom she collaborated closely during his final years at the Opera-Dramatic Studio. She was instrumental in promoting and disseminating ... Read more

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"Maria Knebel's contribution to contemporary actor training is invaluable and to date, somewhat under-estimated. This much anticipated book – thoughtfully edited by Vassiliev and sensitively translated by Irina Brown – brings crystal-clear understanding of Stanislavsky's innovative 'active analysis' into sharp focus and easy implementation." Bella Merlin, actor and professor at the University of California, Riverside, USA

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