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    The Actor and the Target (Paperback) By (author) Declan Donnellan

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    DescriptionThorougly revised, second edition of one of the most successful theatre books ever published by NHB - a definitive guide to acting. "The Actor and the Target" offers a fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director. Now republished in an extensively revised new edition, it has sold almost 4,000 copies in the home market alone since first publication in October 2002.


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    Title
    The Actor and the Target
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Declan Donnellan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 350 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781854598387
    ISBN 10: 1854598384
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PER
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    BISAC V2.8: PER001000
    DC22: 792.028
    BIC subject category V2: ANC
    Thema V1.0: ATDC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    NICK HERN BOOKS
    Imprint name
    NICK HERN BOOKS
    Publication date
    30 September 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Declan Donnellan founded Cheek by Jowl, which he ran for fifteen years followed by a freelance theatre and opera directing career including an all-male As You Like It, the world premiere of Angels in America at the National and this year's RSC Chrismas show, Great Expectations.
    Review quote
    "'Cuts open every generalisation about acting and draws out gleamingly fresh specifics' Peter Brook 'Explains Donnellan's highly practical system and sheds unique light on one of the greatest directors of acting in our time.' Le Monde 'Hugely practical and never gets lost in theory' El Pais 'A gripping read, as acute about the psychology of lying as it is about the art of acting.' Guardian 'Comes from the heart of his own experience: actors' blocks are dismembered lethally and with infectious relish' Alan Rickman 'Brilliantly direct: exhilarating to read and - more importantly - to put into practice' Joseph Fiennes"