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A Shakespearean Actor Prepares
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Smith & Kraus Pub Inc
Publication date May 1, 2000
Pages 368
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781575251899
ISBN-10 1575251892
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Original list price $19.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Shakespeare knew more than any other playwright about the art of acting and the art of theater; practitioners affirm this. While creating superhuman characters and setting them in situations that stretch the imagination to its limits, he also provided his actors with the keys to playing them. A Shakespearean Actor Prepares reveals these keys.

There is no general consensus about how Shakespeare "should" be played: there are no rules. This book is not concerned with arriving, but with setting out. It will point out the sources of energy in his plays, which, if tapped, will galvanize an actor's fantasy and liberate his talent.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781575250595
 
With Adrian Brine | 1 edition from Smith & Kraus Pub Inc (August 1, 1999)
9781575250595 | details & prices | 368 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $35.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9781575251899 Book cover for 9781880399781
 
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With Adrian Brine | 1 edition from Smith & Kraus Pub Inc (May 1, 2000)
9781575251899 | details & prices | 368 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Shakespeare knew more than any other playwright about the art of acting and the art of theater; practitioners affirm this.
from Smith & Kraus Pub Inc (December 1, 1996)
9781880399781 | details & prices | List price $19.95
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781590070369
 
With Adrian Brine | Abridged edition from New Millenium Audio (February 1, 2002)
9781590070369 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Reveals the keys to acting in Shakespearian plays covering the language, verse, and soliloquies.

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