Addendum

Authored by: Andrei Malaev-Babel , Margarita Laskina , Andrei Malaev-Babel , Sarah Lillibridge

Nikolai Demidov

Print publication date:  July  2016
Online publication date:  July  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138776494
eBook ISBN: 9781315621685
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315621685-66

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Abstract

This is extremely significant. They say: “a reliable actor.” He planned it – he did it. The original outline got conveyed to the audience . . . A craftsman conveys the ideals of his craft; a magician – the cleanness of his work, the dexterity and agility of his hands, a representational actor conveys the feelings – within his narrow bounds, of course (if he belongs to the emotionally-willful type). Each of them may convey his own thing, yet every school demands that it be done well, reliably, with full confidence – to a T. (As they say nowadays: “at a full 100 percent.”)

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