Stanislavski's Legacy / Edition 1

Stanislavski's Legacy / Edition 1

by Constantin Stanislavski

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ISBN-10: 0878301275

ISBN-13: 9780878301270

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
Theatre Arts Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
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Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Editionv
Editor's Forewordvii
Part 1"In art you do not command, you persuade..."
The Long-Hoped-for Child3
What Shall We Learn?5
The Hard Job of Being an Actor9
Types of Actors13
On Being Truthful in Acting20
Acting Looks Easy21
An Actor Is a Teacher of Beauty and Truth-Letter to a Young Student27
Lively Art29
How to Talk to Actors30
Talks with Singers to be Trained as Actors31
Talks with Opera and Acting Students32
Opera Rules40
The Bond Between Music and Action43
Technique of the Creative Mood45
Physical Action as a Means to an End46
Talent, Inspiration and Professionalism48
Back to Work-The Beginning of the Season49
Back to Study-Talks with Established Actors73
The Life of a True Artist76
Part 2"The Value of any art is determined by its spiritual content..."
After Ten Years in the Art Theatre79
On the Death of Tolstoy80
Chekhov's Influence on the Art Theatre81
Memories of Chekhov84
Messages about The Cherry Orchard123
Part 3"My System is the result of lifelong Searchings..."
On Reaching the Public129
Conversation in an Actor's Dressing Room133
On Drama Criticism and Critics135
Why and When Play Melodrama?138
Young Actors in Mob Scenes148
What is the Grotesque?153
The Inner Pattern of the Role157
The Mysterious World of The Blue Bird159
On Playing Othello162
Part 4"There is only one Method-that of organic, creative nature..."
The Theatre in Which the Playwright Is Paramount171
The Theatre in Which the Scene Designer Is Paramount175
An Argument with a Scene Designer178
The Art of the Actor and the Art of the Director182
Part 5"Memories of the Past... Dreams of the Future..."
A Better Mousetrap197
A Theatre for All198
The View at Seventy203

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