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Writing your own plays : creating, adapting, improvising

Author: Carol Korty
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Identifies the characteristics of a play and gives guidelines, suggestions, and examples for choosing a story, developing ideas, making a first draft, adapting to practical considerations, and preparing the finished script.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Korty
ISBN: 0684184702 9780684184708
OCLC Number: 14166873
Description: xii, 116 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A play is different from a story --
Choosing a story --
Getting started on your script: the first draft --
Artistic considerations: questions to ask when evaluating your script --
Practical considerations: adapting to special circumstances --
Fine tuning: the form of a play --
Language and action --
Developing ideas through improvised plays --
Writing a play from your own ideas --
When you don't have time to do a whole play --
Using rehearsals to refine your script --
The written form for a script --
You as playwright.
Responsibility: Carol Korty.

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Identifies the characteristics of a play and gives guidelines, suggestions, and examples for choosing a story, developing ideas, making a first draft, adapting to practical considerations, and preparing the finished script.

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