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Thomas, James - A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis: Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel - 9781474256599 - V9781474256599
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A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis: Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel

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Description for A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis: Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel Paperback. Includes the first English translation of Maria Knebel's foundational article about active analysis, originally published: Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1959, under the title: O dejstvennom analize p'esy i roli. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: ANF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 216 x 13. Weight in Grams: 250.
A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis describes Active Analysis, the innovative rehearsal method Stanislavsky formulated in his final years. By uniting `mental analysis' and `etudes', Active Analysis puts an end to the problem of mind-body dualism and formalized text memorization that traditional rehearsal methods foster. The book describes Active Analysis both practically and conceptually; Part One guides the reader through the entire process of Active Analysis, using A Midsummer Night's Dream as a practical reference point. The inspiration here is the work of the Russian director Anatoly Efros, whose pioneering work led the way ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781474256599
SKU
V9781474256599
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About Thomas, James
James Thomas, Professor and Graduate Officer at Wayne State University, Detroit, is a graduate of St. Ambrose College (BA), Villanova University (MA), and the University of Texas at Austin (PhD). He came to WSU from Florida State University, where he was Associate Dean of the School of Theatre. His most recent directing credits include Marriage, The ... Read more

Reviews for A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis: Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel
That this book contains the long awaited first English translation of Maria Knebel's seminal essay on Active Analysis makes it essential reading for that purpose alone.
Paul Christie, Staffordshire Univerity, UK

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