2nd Edition

An Introduction, Revised and Updated

ISBN 9780878301836
Published April 30, 2004 by Routledge
128 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations

USD $28.95

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Book Description

Jean Benedetti's Stanislavski is the clearest and most succinct explanation of Stanislavski's writings and ideas, especially those in the Stanislavski's acting trilogy – An Actor Prepares, Building a Character, and Creating a Role – a staple of every actor's library.

Now available in an attractive new edition, Stanislavski: An Introduction provides the perfect guide through the Master's writing.



Jean Benedetti is the biographer of Stanislavski and the author of many works of criticism as well as plays.


"This small jewel of a book offers a knowledgeable introduction to both Stanislavski's personal development and to the content and range of his theoretical writings." -- Theatre Journal
". . . of peak interest and value to every serious student of acting theory . . . [and] an integral part of Stanislavski literature." -- Choice