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Classical Monologues: Older Men: From Aeschylus to Bernard Shaw

Classical Monologues: Older Men: From Aeschylus to Bernard Shaw (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Katz, Leon

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Sure to become a mainstay of any actor's shelf, Applause is pleased to present the first two volumes of Leon Katz's monumental monologue collection. Covering the full scope of Western Drama, from the Greeks to the 20th Century, these two volumes contain over 250 monologues from s...ources other than Shakespeare's plays. The works range from the famous to the little-known, covering over 2,000 years of theatrical history. Katz provides an introduction to each monologue that provides an informative and critical context for actors, directors, students and teachers, but are also of relevance to general readers. Each volume is organized into Tragedy/Drama and Comedy divisions, and the monologues are helpfully arranged by period as well as chronologically. Also, the monologues are fully footnooted afor unfamiliar references and definitions and the bibliography provides exhaustive listings of sources for all the plays from which the monologues have been drawn. Simply put, these two volumes are a must for actors, directors, teachers and students of classical theatre!
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ISBN 9781557835765
Released NZ 1 Nov 2002
Publisher Hal Leonard Corporation
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Applause Books (part: Volume 2)
Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781557835765
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Hal Leonard Corporation
Imprint Applause Theatre Book Publishers
Released 1 Nov 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Katz, Leon
Series Applause Books (part: Volume 2)
Category Performing Arts
Drama Texts, Plays
Reference Works
Number of Pages 376
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 808.824508928
Weight 386g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Young men, Drama, Monologues, Acting - Auditions
NBS Text Drama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
ONIX Text General/trade