Edmond Jones, Robert
Plato says somewhere, “It is beauty I seek, not beautiful things.” p40
There is no such thing as a symbolic chair. A chair is a chair. p42
The actors must be transparent to it. They may not exhibit. Their task is to reveal. p46
Of all people in the world, Sir Philip Sidney said, poets are the least liars. Poes are reporters. They set down what they see. p70
He is an artist of occasions. p124
…be bored like everyone else in the world. 162
Put out the light and then－put out the light!
The artist… will give us the gloom of gloom, and the sunshine of sunshine.
The reason we have had realistic stage “sets” for so long is that few of the dramas of our time have been vital enough to be able to dispense with them.