1. Constantin Stanislavski, An Actor Prepares, chap. 8, ‘Faith and the Sense of Truth’, tr. Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967) sections 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, pp. 121–5, 137–46.

2. Bertolt Brecht, ‘The Street Scene’, ‘Theatre for Pleasure or Theatre for Instruction’, and ‘Dramatic Theatre vs Epic Theatre’, in Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic, ed. and tr. John Willet (London: Methuen, 1992) pp. 68–76, 121–8.

3. George Steiner, ‘On Modern Tragedy’, in The Death of Tragedy (London: Faber, 1995) pp. 303–24.