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By Konstantin Stanislavski,Richard Eyre

Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West given that his writings have been first translated into English within the Nineteen Twenties and 30s. His systematic try and define a psycho-physical strategy for performing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of performing within the theatre.

Until now, readers and scholars have needed to deal with erroneous, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language models. the various mistranslations have ended in profound distortions within the approach his procedure has been interpreted and taught. ultimately, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large guide right into a energetic, interesting and actual textual content in English. He has remained trustworthy to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly often called An Actor Prepares and development a personality again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable kind for contemporary actors.

The result's an immense contribution to the theatre, and a carrier to 1 of the good innovators of the 20 th century.

This Routledge Classics version contains a new Foreword via the director Richard Eyre.

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