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Stanislavski: The Basics

By Rose Whyman

Series: The Basics

Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski.

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Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theater, this book examines Stanislavski’s:


• life and the context of his writings

• major works in English translation

• ideas in practical contexts

• impact on modern theater.


With further reading throughout, a glossary of terms and a comprehensive chronology, this text makes the ideas and theories of Stanislavski available to an undergraduate audience.

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