The Screenplay: Authorship, Theory and Criticism

The Screenplay: Authorship, Theory and Criticism

by Steven Price
     
 

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After decades of neglect, the screenplay is finally being recognized as a form that deserves serious critical analysis. This book for the first time combines detailed study of the theory and practice of screenwriting with new approaches to criticism and original studies of individual texts.

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After decades of neglect, the screenplay is finally being recognized as a form that deserves serious critical analysis. This book for the first time combines detailed study of the theory and practice of screenwriting with new approaches to criticism and original studies of individual texts.

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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:
9780230223622
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/12/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(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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