Art of the Playwright

Art of the Playwright

by William Packard
     
 

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In The Art of the Playwright, William Packard examines the craft in a way that will illuminate theatre for both aspiring playwrights and theatre-goers. He describes the practical art of how plays are made, how to use actions and on-stage visuals, and how to approach the appropriate development of character, dialogue, motifs, plots, and conflicts. He unites theory and… See more details below

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In The Art of the Playwright, William Packard examines the craft in a way that will illuminate theatre for both aspiring playwrights and theatre-goers. He describes the practical art of how plays are made, how to use actions and on-stage visuals, and how to approach the appropriate development of character, dialogue, motifs, plots, and conflicts. He unites theory and practice, giving fresh expression and real relevance to the most important principles of dramatic action.

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ISBN-13:
9781560251170
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
1,371,227
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.63(d)

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