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Coda:From Dhaka to Mabou Mines

Frode Helland

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Frode Helland is Professor of Scandinavian Literature and Director of the Centre for Ibsen Studies at the University of Oslo, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enoch Brater

Enoch Brater is the Kenneth T. Rowe Collegiate Professor of Dramatic Literature; Professor of English and Theater, University of Michigan and the series editor of Methuen Drama's Miller scholarly editions. He has written extensively on the work of Samuel Beckett and Arthur Miller. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor-Batty

Mark Taylor-Batty

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Ibsen in Practice : Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Instead of trying to distil a forced essence or give a synoptic repetition of the previous chapters, I will end this book through a short reflection on two important factors in the practice of Ibsen not sufficiently covered by the preceding...

Introduction

Frode Helland

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Frode Helland is Professor of Scandinavian Literature and Director of the Centre for Ibsen Studies at the University of Oslo, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enoch Brater

Enoch Brater is the Kenneth T. Rowe Collegiate Professor of Dramatic Literature; Professor of English and Theater, University of Michigan and the series editor of Methuen Drama's Miller scholarly editions. He has written extensively on the work of Samuel Beckett and Arthur Miller. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor-Batty

Mark Taylor-Batty

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Ibsen in Practice : Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...This book has been long in the making. I started collecting material for it in 2006, and it has been a great privilege to be able to see Ibsen performed on all continents during these years. The point of departure lies in quite a naïve wish...

Texts on Radio Broadcasting (1926–1932)

Brecht on Film and Radio

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...[Radio broadcasting began in Germany in 1923 and spread quickly throughout the country with the systematic installation of public broadcasting stations. Dramatic material was used, beginning in 1924 with ‘radio plays’ produced for broadcast...

Actors and Acting

Craig on Theatre

Methuen Drama, 1983

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...Craig lost interest in being an actor. Despite looks and a physique which fitted him for playing the leading classical roles, he parted company with acting with equanimity. In Index to the Story of My Days he recalled how he began to find...

The Character

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Stanislavski : A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...We now arrive at an integration of all the preparatory work we do on ourselves, on a text through study and rehearsal, and on our vocal and physical instrument in order to create an experienced and fully embodied character. This chapter...

Russian Theatre Criticism: In Search of Contemporary Relevance

Theatre Criticism : Changing Landscapes

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Theatre criticism in Russia To understand the importance of theatre for contemporary Russia one should remember that the artist has always been a highly significant figure in Russian society. During the nineteenth century...

Theatre Present and Future

Craig on Theatre

Methuen Drama, 1983

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...‘Public taste was never better than it’s going to be tomorrow’ has a fine Craigian ring to it. Disenchanted with the theatre of his own time, Irving excepted, Craig took every opportunity to lambast the English theatre for refusal to take...

Introduction

Craig on Theatre

Methuen Drama, 1983

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...from Woodcuts and Some Words (1924) I can but count it a blessing that I meddled with wood-engraving. It may be said that had I not had the inclination for it, nor given it so much of my time, I should have been obliged to keep my...

Introduction

Toby Zinman

Toby Zinman is Professor of English at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA where she was awarded the prize for “Distinguished Teaching.” Zinman was a Fulbright professor at Tel Aviv University, a visiting professor in China, and has won five grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. She publishes widely and lectures internationally on American drama. Zinman is also a widely published arts journalist and the chief theatre critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer where she reviews New York and London as well as Philadelphia. She was recently named by American Theatre magazine, “one of the twelve most influential critics in America.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Replay: Classic Modern Drama Reimagined

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...A classic is a text that has never finished saying what it has to say. ITALO CALVINO, WHY READ THE CLASSICS? “Have you changed?” Torvald asks Nora in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House with mild surprise when he discovers that his wife has changed...

Meeting The Play

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Stanislavski : A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...‘If you penetrate through the external facts of a play and its plot to their inner essence, going from the periphery to the centre, from form to substance, you inevitably enter the inner life of the play’ We now come to the actual...