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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

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He was a giant of both stage and screen, a game changer in the world of drama. The man was Elia Kazan, the famous director for both Broadway and movies. His credits include East of Eden, Streetcar Named Desire, and On the Waterfront. And now we get to see how he lived, his thoughts, ideas, and struggles, through this collection of letters. This volume brings us inside the world of Elia Kazan; the ups and downs, the struggles with cast members, producers, designers, and managers. From the early days of his marriage, which was often rocky, to his success on stage and screen, he was a man with a vision, and he did not like to be denied.

The art of letter writing is slowly dying, so it is nice to be able to read a collection this rich and entertaining. Elia does not hold back when he is angry or happy. We can feel the emotion dripping out of every sentence, emotion you can’t feel with a text message or email. These letters help bring us to a bygone world. and further enrich us as a society.

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Author:
Elia Kazan, Albert J. Devlin, Editor
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
672 pages
Publisher:
Knopf
Publish Date:
2014-Apr-22
ISBN:
9780307267160
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Issue:
August 2014
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Reference
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ISBN

9780307267160

Star Count

5

Book Author

Elia Kazan, Albert J. Devlin, Editor

ASIN

0307267164

Page Count

672 pages

Format

Hard

Publisher

Knopf

Issue

August 2014

Publication Date

2014-Apr-22

“The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan”

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