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Story : substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting

Author: Robert McKee
Publisher: [York?] : Methuen, 2014. ©1998
Series: Methuen film.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story provides insight and inspiration for screen and television writers, novelists, playwrights, journalists - anyone with a story to tell.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McKee
ISBN: 9780413715609 0413715604
OCLC Number: 919008456
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: 466 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The writer and the art of story. The story problem --
The elements of story. The structure spectrum --
Structure and setting --
Structure and genre --
Structure and character --
Structure and meaning --
The principles of story design. The substance of story --
The inciting incident --
Act design --
Scene design --
Scene analysis --
Composition --
Crisis, climax, resolution --
The writer at work. The principle of antagonism --
Exposition --
Problems and solutions --
Character --
The text --
A writer's method.
Series Title: Methuen film.
Other Titles: Substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting
Responsibility: Robert McKee.

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