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Practical ascetics

Matthew J. W. Smith

Practical ascetics

for the use of seminarians, novices religious, priests, and the laity

by Matthew J. W. Smith

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Published by B. Herder in St. Louis, Mo, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asceticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Rev. Matthew J. W. Smith ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5031 .S6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 193 p.
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6714903M
    LC Control Number28012567
    OCLC/WorldCa4401662

    This simple and essential book about the craft of acting describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. H. Macy, and director Gregory Mosher. A Practical Handbook for the Actor is written for any actor who has ever experienced the frustrations of acting .


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