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PtP Reading List

Performing the Past, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Mark Taylor-Batty
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Reading

Anton Chekhov, Three Sisters in Plays, Penguin Classics (2002)

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Anton Chekhov, Short Stories. There are various editions of these and they would all be ok. Please look at The Schoolmaster and Other Stories and Love and Other Stories both published by University of Adelaide and available online via the University Library.

Anton Chekhov, Letters, Can be read online via the library too. See

Jutta Hercher and Peter Urban, Chekhov on Theatre (London, Nick Hern Books, 2012)

Robert Leach, Makers of Modern Theatre (London & New York, Routledge, 2004). See chapters on Stanislavsky and Meyerhold.

Constantin Stanislavsky, An Actor Prepares (London, Methuen, 1980)

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The Three Sisters (1970) dir. by Laurence Olivier (In Laidlaw Library) - FILM

This list was last updated on 24/09/2019