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Actor Self vs. Character Self An Empirical Exploration

Hetzler, Eric (2012) Actor Self vs. Character Self An Empirical Exploration. Journal for Artistic Research, 2012 (2). ISSN 2235-0225

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      Abstract

      This work combines the results of an online survey about the experience of acting with interviews of many of the respondents to explore how actors describe the relationship between the character they portray in performance and their non-character selves. It also explores the role of emotion in this relationship.

      Item Type: Article
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Emotion, acting, actors, performance, survey, queationnaire, interview
      Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
      P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
      Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
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      Depositing User: Eric Hetzler
      Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 09:42
      Last Modified: 09 Jul 2013 13:06
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/15086

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