Book #20587

The Genius: a Memoir of Max Reinhardt - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Gottfried Reinhardt

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.
ISBN: 0394490851

Price: $33.75

First American edition/first printing, in Very Good+ condition with fading to edges in alike dust-jacket with a few small closed tears. News articles concerning the subject and theme are laid in. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.

Max Reinhardt was a titan of theater and one of the most influential and celebrated educators of his time. This riveting and intimate memoir tells the story of Reinhardt's life and career, from his early days as a struggling actor to his triumphs as one of the greatest theater directors of all time.

Reinhardt was a master of the theatrical arts, and his influence can be seen in works by many of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century, including William Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov, and Eugene O'Neill. This deeply personal book is a unique and compelling exploration of one of the most influential and enigmatic figures in theater history.; Photographs; 8vo; FSA.