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Author Berry, Cicely.

Title The actor and his text / Cicely Berry
Published London : Harrap, 1987


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 W'PONDS  792.028 Ber  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  792.028 Ber  AVAILABLE
Description 285 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. One: Attitudes to voice and text. 1. Sound and meaning -- 2. Heightened versus naturalistic text -- Pt. Two: Shakespeare - setting out the rules. 3. Metre and rhythm -- 4. Structures, energy, imagery and sound -- Pt. Three: Shakespeare - the practical means. 5. Introduction to the exercises -- 6. Substance of the text -- 7. Metre and energy -- 8. Acting, text and style -- 9. Further points of text -- 10. Relating to other texts -- Pt. Four: Voice work. 11. Preparation -- 12. Further voice exercises
Summary This book sets out to apply the methods of voice production directly and practically to the speaking of text. Specifically, it addresses the problem of how to infuse life and meaning into words that are first encountered on the printed page
Analysis Voice production. - Manuals - For acting
Notes Voice production. - Manuals - For acting (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued online
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Acting -- Study and teaching.
Voice culture -- Exercises.
Voice culture.
Genre/Form Drama.
ISBN 0245543821 (paperback)