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The Player’s Passion: Studies in the Science of Acting

by Joseph R. Roach


        Choice Outstanding Academic Book for 1987

        Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research in
        Theatre History

         ISBN: 978-0874132656

         Published in 1985

         $80.00

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This reinterpretation of acting theories in light of the history of science examines acting styles from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century and measures them against prevailing conceptions of the human body and its inner workings.

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