TITLE

ACTING AND RECITING

AUTHOR(S)
Bentley, Eric
PUB. DATE
January 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;1/26/53, Vol. 128 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on acting and reciting in theatrical productions. Report that praising the drama quartet, people are saying how nice it is to do without scenery; Views of writer Bernard Shaw on description and narrative recitation of verses; View that all good acting has more to it than recitation; Report that a stage director has to sink his author's words into the actors, and then help the actors to hoist them out again; The art of theatre is poor in precise terminology, that must be one reason for confusion over gesture and posture; View that another element of confusion comes in because reciting is not the opposite of acting, it is half-way to acting.
ACCESSION #
14557145

 

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