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The art of storytelling : telling truths through telling stories

Author: Amy E Spaulding
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the art of storytelling, discussing how to develop the skill of shaping a story so that listeners are able to relate to it on a personal level, looks at the key elements of storytelling, and includes an annotated list of stories, a bibliography of collections, and a brief list of recommendations for online sources.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy E Spaulding
ISBN: 9780810877764 0810877767
OCLC Number: 668403441
Awards: Winner of Storytelling World Resource Awards: Special Storytelling Resources Category 2012.
Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011.
Description: vi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Teaching storytelling and teaching through storytelling --
Welcome and congratulations --
Celebrate the joy of storytelling --
A living art: how does learn one stories? It is worth the effort --
Types of stories --
Selecting a story, and version to tell --
Building a program --
Performance issues --
Interacting with the audience --
The business of storytelling --
Storytelling versus storycrafting: traditional versus current forms --
The ethics and psychology of storytelling --
The energy of storytelling --
Storytelling in times of anxiety and change --
The storyteller's responsibility to the audience: choosing stories you trust --
Storytelling values, the value of storytelling --
Appendix A: Storiography --
Appendix B: Story collections --
Appendix C: Webliography: web sites useful to storytellers and students.
Responsibility: Amy E. Spaulding.

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