My life in the Russian theatre by Vladimir I. Nemirovich-Danchenko

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .

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  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904,
  • Moscow. Moskovskii khudozhestvennyy Akademicheskii teatr

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Translation of Iz proshlogo (romanized form)

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Statementby Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantchenko; translated from the Russian by John Cournos ...
ContributionsCournos, John, 1881- tr.
LC ClassificationsPN2728.N4 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, [1] p., 2 l., 3-358 p.
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6341724M
LC Control Number36021164

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This book is Stanislavski account of his experiences in working at the Moscow Art Theatre that he Co-founded with Vladimir Danthcheko (who also wrote a similar book from his perspective titled ' My life in the Russian Theatre').

The book deals with the problems the duo faced in ushering in modern theatre as we know it today and the solutions Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir I.

(Vladimir Ivanovich), My life in the Russian theatre. New York, Theatre Arts Books []. My life in the Russian theatre. Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, (OCoLC) Online version: Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir I. (Vladimir Ivanovich), My life in the Russian theatre.

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