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Title:
Acting power : an introduction to acting
Author:
Cohen, Robert, 1938-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Palo Alto, Calif. : Mayfield Pub. Co., [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
xii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780874844085
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Designed for courses in beginning or intermediate acting, this text is a contemporary, personal, and provocative resource for students who strive to become great--not merely good--performers.


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Actor's Viewpoint
1 Playing the Situation: Out of the Self
2 Playing the Situation: Into the Other
3 Playing Character
4 Playing Style
5 Playing the Performance
6 Acting Power: A Synthesis
Appendix: Determinism, Cybernetics, And Cognitive Dissonance
Source Notes
Suggested Readings for the Actor
Index

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