Story : substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting / Robert McKee.Material type: TextSeries: Methuen filmPublisher: [York?] : Methuen, 2014Copyright date: ©1998Description: 466 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type:
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- Substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting
- 808.23 21
- PN1996 .M465 2014
- AP 50600
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Originally published: 1998.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-422), filmography (pages 423-455) and index.
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.
Story provides insight and inspiration for screen and television writers, novelists, playwrights, journalists - anyone with a story to tell.
Text in English.