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Getting into character : seven secrets a novelist can learn from actors

Author: Brandilyn Collins
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Want to bring characters to life on the page as vividly as fine actors do on the stage or screen? Getting into Character will give you a whole new way of thinking about your writing. Drawing on the Method acting theory that theater professionals have used for decades, this in-depth guide explains seven characterization techniques and adapts them for the novelist's use."--Back cover.
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Collins, Brandilyn.
Getting into character.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2002
(OCoLC)741712206
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brandilyn Collins
ISBN: 0471058947 9780471058946
OCLC Number: 48077472
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : why should a novelist care about method acting? --
Secret #1 : personalizing --
Secret #2 : action objectives --
Secret #3 : Subtexting --
Secret #4 : coloring passions --
Secret #5 : inner rhythm --
Secret #6 : restraint and control --
Secret #7 : emotion memory.
Responsibility: Brandilynn Collins.
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A unique guide for writers of all levels that applies the lessons of the Stanislavsky technique, i.e. , Method Acting, to the art of writing fiction. Drawing on examples from classic novels and  Read more...

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