Eco-socialism: From Deep Ecology to Social Justice

Routledge, 1993 - 266 páginas
Vasili Toporkov was one of the rare outsiders ever to be invited to join the Moscow Art Theatre. Although already an experienced and accomplished artist, he was forced to retrain as an actor under Stanislavski's rigorous guidance. This is Toporkov's account of this learning process, offering an insight into Stanislavski's legendary "system" and his method of rehearsal that became known as the method of physical action. Spanning ten years - from 1928 to 1938 - Toporkov charts the last crucial years of Stanislavski's work as a director. Toporkov reveals Stanislavski as a multi-faceted personality - funny, furious, kind, ruthless, encouraging, exacting - waging war against clichés and quick answers, inspiring his actors and driving to despair in his pursuit of artistic perfection.
Jean Benedetti's new translation of Toporkov's invaluable record restores to us the vitality and insight of Stanislavski's mature thoughts on acting.

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David Pepper was born and raised in Northern Ireland. He spent many years following a career in art and has worked as a Graphic Designer for the past few years. He has written five books, 'The Adventures of Tommy & Mollie, ' 'The Adventures of Tommy & Mollie - Part 2, ' 'Tommy & Mollie and the Hallway of Doors, ' 'Tommy & Mollie and the Hallway of Doors 2' and 'Ghost Hunting with Tommy & Mollie.' Another book using the same two main characters is currently being written. His hobbies include mountain biking, running and songwriting. The author can be contacted directly at Check out the Tommy & Mollie website:

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