Actor's Encyclopedia of Dialects is the most authoritative - thorough - specific dialect instruction book ever. It is designed for actors and acting students by a major dialect actor/director/coach. It covers Europe, the Pacific, the Caribbean, much of South America, India and more. Featured are 136 different dialects and English language varieties, including: Spanish (American and European), German, Austrian, Italian, Polish, Yiddish, Russian, Lithuanian, Swedish, Norwegian, French, Belgian, Czechoslovakian, Yugoslavian, Hungarian, Finnish, Greek, Indian, West Indian, Portuguese, Brazilian, and more. Includes easy-to-follow symbols and has guide pages that reveal the nuances of regional variations and related dialects in addition to standard speech. It tells where you can hear each dialect spoken, in films as well as everyday life. If you want to expand your acting range, broaden your employment possibilities and rise above the competition, this book is the one you have been looking for.
|Item Weight||1.55 pounds|
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|Publisher||Sterling Publishing (January 1, 1990)|