Foreign Dialects

Foreign Dialects

A Manual for Actors, Directors, and Writers

Paperback - 1997
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Foreign Dialects contains an extensive repertoire of dialects which will assist the actor in the preparation for the most difficult foreign roles. Now in paperback, this classic text offers the director or producer a quick, convenient aid for correcting actors and evaluating applicants for authenticity and dialect ability. In addition, it will give writers a sourcebook to guide them in the writing of fiction as well as radio, movie and television scripts. Thirty of the principal foreign dialects of the various national groups are provided, with character studies, speech peculiarities, and examples of the dialects in easy-to-read phonetic monologues.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997
ISBN: 9780878300204
Branch Call Number: PN2071.F6 H4 1997
Characteristics: 376 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Herman, Marguerite Shalett


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