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Vsevolod Meyerhold (Routledge Performance Practitioners)

Vsevolod Meyerhold (Routledge Performance Practitioners)
Author: Jonathan Pitches
ISBN 13: 9780415258845
ISBN 10: 415258847
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2003-10-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $35.95

All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. This is the first book to combine

  • a biographical introduction to Meyerhold's life

  • a clear explanation of his theoretical writings

  • an analysis of his masterpiece production 'Revisor, or The Government Inspector'

  • a comprehensive and useable description of the 'biomechanical' exercises he developed for training the actor.