The Writers : A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild. (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The Writers : A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild.

Author: Miranda J Banks
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers--including Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, and Frank Pierson--The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the role and rights of writers in Hollywood and New York over the past
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Additional Physical Format: Banks, Miranda J., 1972
The writers
New Brunswick, NJ [u.a.] : Rutgers Univ. Press, 2015
XI, 328 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda J Banks
ISBN: 9780813571409 0813571405
OCLC Number: 1043864200
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)

Abstract:

The Writers is the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers--including Mel Brooks, Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, and Frank Pierson--The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the role and rights of writers in Hollywood and New York over the past century.

Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations Used in the Text -- Introduction -- 1. The Artist Employee -- 2. Two Front Lines -- 3 The Infant Prodigy -- 4 Mavericks -- 5 Confederation -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Screenwriters and Selected Credits -- Appendix B. Methodology -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.

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