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    Towards a Poor Theatre (Performance Books) (Paperback) By (author) Jerzy Grotowski, Edited by Eugenio Barba, Preface by Peter Brook

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    Description"One of the century's most impressive theatrical manifestos" - Irving Wardle Jerzy Grotowski created the Theatre Laboratory in Opole, South-West Poland, in 1959. His work since then, with a small permanent company, became one of the most potent sources of information for modern actors and directors. This is a record of the ideas that motivated the work of the Theatre Laboratory, and of the company's methods and discoveries.In his Preface Peter Brook writes: "Grotowski is unique. Why? Because no one else in the world, to my knowledge no one since Stanislavski, has investigated the nature of acting, its phenomenon, its meaning, the nature and science of its mental-physical-emotional processes as deeply and completely as Grotowski."Grotowski's Theatre Laboratory Company was first seen in Britain at the Edinburgh Festival in 1968 and went on to international fame.


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    Title
    Towards a Poor Theatre
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jerzy Grotowski, Edited by Eugenio Barba, Preface by Peter Brook
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780413349101
    ISBN 10: 0413349101
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PER
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN2037
    BISAC V2.8: PER011000
    DC21: 792.01
    BISAC V2.8: EDU000000
    BIC subject category V2: ANB
    Thema V1.0: ATD, ATC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, plans
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    METHUEN DRAMA
    Publication date
    01 July 1991
    Publication City/Country
    London