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Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan

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  • About this Author
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Elia Kazan was born in 1909 in Istanbul, graduated from Williams College, and attended the Yale School of Drama before joining the Group Theatre. He was the founder of the Actors Studio, and won three Tony Awards (All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, J.B.) and two Academy Awards (Gentleman’s Agreement, On the Waterfront) for direction, as well as an honorary Oscar in 1999 for lifetime achievement. He wrote seven novels and an autobiography. He died in 2003.
 

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THE ANATOLIAN

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 436 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $15.99

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Beyond The Aegean

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 449 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $17.99

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Elia Kazan: A Life

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 860 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 16, 2011
Price: $17.99

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Kazan on Directing

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $17.95

Elia Kazan was the twentieth century’s most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this monumental, revelatory book shows us the master at work. Kazan’s list of Broadway and Hollywood successes—A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman, On the Waterfront, to name a few—is a testament to his profound... Read more >
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Kazan on Directing

Written by Elia Kazan
Preface by Martin Scorsese
Foreword by John Lahr


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.99

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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $21.99

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Also available as a hardcover.

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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan
Edited by Albert J. Devlin


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $40.00

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist, and... Read more >
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