Download e-book for iPad: A Poetics for Screenwriters : A Concise Review of the by Lance Lee

By Lance Lee

This paintings offers a precis of the paintings of screenwriting in all its features and is meant as a latest substitute for Aristotle's "Poetics". It connects screenwriting to the context and heritage of dramatic writing and encompasses a historic evaluate of drama's improvement and philosophical debates. parts lined contain: fundamental plot components; dramatic truth; storytelling stance and plot kinds; personality; brain in drama; spectacle and constructing and filming the tale. proper examples from the area of movie are incorporated, similar to "Witness", the standard Suspects","Fanny and Alexander","The Godfather", "Rear Window" and "Blue", in addition to from dramas starting from the greek tragedies to the performs of Ibsen and shakespeare.

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