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Elia Kazan

A Life

Trade Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780306808043

Price: $32.95 / $35 (CAD)

ON SALE: August 22nd 1997

Genre: Nonfiction / Performing Arts / Theater


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Elia Kazan’s varied life and career is related here in his autobiography. He reveals his working relationships with his many collaborators, including Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg, Clifford Odets, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, James Dean, John Steinbeck and Darryl Zanuck, and describes his directing “style” as he sees it, in terms of position, movement, pace, rhythm and his own limitations. Kazan also retraces his own decision to inform for the House Un-American Activities Committee, illuminating much of what may be obscured in McCarthy literature.

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