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Nash Sovremennik Vil’yam Shekspir [Our Contemporary William Shakespeare]

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Nash Sovremennik Vil’yam Shekspir [Our Contemporary William Shakespeare]

by Kozintsev Grigoriy

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  • hardcover
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Signed and inscribed copy in good condition. Dust jacket repaired, small stains on the hardcover.
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Leningrad-Moskva, Iskusstvo, 1966.
Singed and inscribed by the author, probably, to the artist Georgiy Bogdanov (1913–?): 'To Georgiy Aleksandrovich Bogdanov in memory of the Leningrad "Hamlet". 22 XII 66'.
Grigoriy Kozintsev (1905–1973)—'the great Russian director of Shakespearean cinema', who started as a an artist and studied at school of Alexandra Exter in Kiev and Natan Al'tman in Petrograd. Kozintsev planned to perform Hamlet as a pantomime since early 1920s at his avant-garde theater workshop The Factory of the Eccentric Actor (FEKS). In 1954 he staged Hamlet based on a translation by Boris Pasternak with music composed by Dmitry Shostakovich at Pushkin Theatre in Leningrad. Finally he produced film adaptation based on the play production in 1964. The film was got number of awarded including the Special Prize of the International Film Festival in Venice. The book is closely connected to his work on the play and the film. The second edition was completed with the steps in production of Hamlet—the play (1954) and the film (1964). The book includes Kozintsev's diary entries and letters quotes by Boris Pasternak, Innokenty Smoktunovsky (stared as Prince Hamlet) and Dmitry Shostakovich. Book design with movie costume sketches by Simon (Soliko) Virsaladze (1909–1989)—a designer of ballet, film and opera and chief designer of the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow from 1964 until his death. This book was translated in English and published in London in 1967 (Shakespeare: Time and Conscience).
Limited to 25 000 copies. Second edition

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Bookseller
Biblionne RU (RU)
Bookseller Inventory #
5780
Title
Nash Sovremennik Vil’yam Shekspir [Our Contemporary William Shakespeare]
Author
Kozintsev Grigoriy
Illustrator
S. Virsaladze
Format/binding
In publisher’s hardcover and dust jacket.
Book condition
Used - Signed and inscribed copy in good condition. Dust jacket repaired, small stains on the hardcover.
Quantity available
1
Edition
348,[4] pp.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Iskusstvo
Place of Publication
Leningrad-Moskva
Date published
1966
Bookseller catalogs
Soviet literature; biographical book; literary criticism;
Size
12mo

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