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Tyrone Guthrie, In Various Directions A View of Theatre, 1965

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Tyrone Guthrie's memoirs In Various Directions,  Portraits, Tributes, Trends: A View of Theatre appeared in1965. Guthrie discusses his view of theater--ritual and classical--and entertainment with detailed reference to five Shakespearean plays, Thornton Wilder's world, TV and university theater, three particular actors, his personal approach to theater and, as he says, "Other Public Pleasures."

The book is valuable as a revealing look at a distinguished director's approach to his theater world.  It includes eight selected illustrations.

This copy is in good condition--no tears , no marks, although the dust jacket shows ragged edges. It measures 5 3/4 inches by  8 1/2 inches by 1 inch and has 221 pages. It is a first edition, first printing.

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