The Resource Character breakdown, Zawe Ashton

Character breakdown, Zawe Ashton

Label
Character breakdown
Title
Character breakdown
Statement of responsibility
Zawe Ashton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cult heroine Zawe Ashton brings us a unique look at life, work and the absurdities of contemporary life. Zawe Ashton has been acting since she was six. She has played many different roles, from 'cute little girl' to 'assassin with attitude', Oscar Wilde's Salome to St Trinian's schoolgirl to Fresh Meat's Vod. To stay sane, an actor must tread a high-wire between life and art, keep sight of where a character ends and the real person begins. So she doesn't lose herself completely. In Character Breakdown, Zawe scrolls through a version of her life. Or is it a version of her art? Or something in between. In it, she encounters glamour, horror, absurdity and questions like: is a life spent more on performance than reality any life at all?
Summary
Cult heroine Zawe Ashton brings us a unique look at life, work and the absurdities of contemporary life. Zawe Ashton has been acting since she was six. She has played many different roles, from 'cute little girl' to 'assassin with attitude', Oscar Wilde's Salome to St Trinian's schoolgirl to Fresh Meat's Vod. To stay sane, an actor must tread a high-wire between life and art, keep sight of where a character ends and the real person begins. So she doesn't lose herself completely. In Character Breakdown, Zawe scrolls through a version of her life. Or is it a version of her art? Or something in between. In it, she encounters glamour, horror, absurdity and questions like: is a life spent more on performance than reality any life at all?
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762779
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ashton, Zawe
Dewey number
792.028092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ashton, Zawe
  • Actresses
  • Characters and characteristics in motion pictures
Target audience
adult
Label
Character breakdown, Zawe Ashton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781784740795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Character breakdown, Zawe Ashton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781784740795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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