The Screenplay: Authorship, Theory and Criticism

The Screenplay: Authorship, Theory and Criticism

by Steven Price
     
 

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In one of the first serious critical and theoretical studies of the screenplay, Steven Price looks at theories of authorship, modes of textual production and the formal elements of screenwriting, taking the reader on a lively and engaging journey through a relatively underexplored genre.

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In one of the first serious critical and theoretical studies of the screenplay, Steven Price looks at theories of authorship, modes of textual production and the formal elements of screenwriting, taking the reader on a lively and engaging journey through a relatively underexplored genre.

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From the Publisher

'Steve Price explores a wide array of issues associated with movie scripts in this thorough-going study. [...] Essentially a thoughtful, well-researched examination of a too-little-studied literary form.' - Virginia Wright Wexman, Review of English Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230223615
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/20/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

STEVEN PRICE is Lecturer in English at Bangor University, UK. He is co-author of a book-length study of Oscar Wilde's Salome (1996) and author of The Plays, Screenplays and Films of David Mamet (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).

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