Tools and Techniques for Character Interpretation: A Handbook of Psychology for Actors, Writers, and Directors

Front Cover
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2006 - Performing Arts - 325 pages
0 Reviews
Actor and author Blumenfeld offers practical suggestions and exercises for applying different theories of psychology, such as psychoanalysis, object relations, and existentialism, to character interpretation. He explains these various theories and their terminology and offers character studies that exemplify psychological concepts based on characte
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Sigmund Freud Father of Psychoanalysis I
13
Anna Freud
71
Melanie Klein and ObjectRelations Theory
89
Carl Gustav Jung
111
Georg Groddeck and The Book
123
Wilhelm Reich and Character Analysis
135
The Theories of William James
151
Psychological Terms and Topics
175
Shakespeares Timeless Psychological Themes
229
The Development
253
Anton Chekhov
265
Six Modern Plays
283
Selected Bibliography I
309
Acting and Theater 309 Plays and Playwrights 310 Psychology and Psychoanalysis
317
List of Plays I
323
Copyright

9 PART
221

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (2006)

Robert Blumenfeld is a professional actor who has been on the faculty of both the Stella Adler Conservatory and the National Shakespeare Conservatory and is a private and production coach as well. Working with accents on stage, screen and radio for close to 30 years, he is superbly qualified to lead any actor to success in achieving the speech a role demands.

Bibliographic information