Histrionic theory, technique and practice are here collected from writings throughout the ages, ranging from the Greek to...

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Histrionic theory, technique and practice are here collected from writings throughout the ages, ranging from the Greek to the contemporary American theatre. All subjects of the art, of artistic creation, are analyzed in historic survey and provide a fascinating guidebook for professional and would-be actor. Voice, body, expression, living and learning the part, projection, stage presence, etc., etc., come under discussion by Plato, Cicero, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Garrick, Moliere, Coquelin, Goethe, Kemble, Duse, Stanislavsky, Jefferson, Chaplin, Muni -- among many others. For dramatic classes, students, and reference.

Pub Date: Nov. 15, 1949

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Publisher: Crown

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1949