By Konstantin Stanislavski,Richard Eyre
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West on account that his writings have been first translated into English within the Nineteen Twenties and 30s. His systematic try and define a psycho-physical process for appearing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of performing within the theatre.
Until now, readers and scholars have needed to take care of erroneous, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language models. a few of the mistranslations have led to profound distortions within the means his method has been interpreted and taught. ultimately, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large handbook right into a full of life, interesting and exact textual content in English. He has remained trustworthy to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly referred to as An Actor Prepares and construction a personality again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable sort for contemporary actors.
The result's a huge contribution to the theatre, and a provider to 1 of the good innovators of the 20th century.
This Routledge Classics version contains a new Foreword by means of the director Richard Eyre.
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An Actor's Work (Routledge Classics) by Konstantin Stanislavski,Richard Eyre