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Author Davis, Rib.

Title Developing characters for script writing / Rib Davis
Published London : A. & C. Black, 2001
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies

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 MELB  808.23 D2637/D  DUE 25-03-20
 MELB  808.23 D2637/D  DUE 24-02-20
Description vi, 152 pages ; 22cm
Series Writing handbooks.
Contents PART 1. Notes for the creation of a character: 1. Roots of a character -- 2. Birth marks -- 3. Learning through experience -- 4. The character now -- PART 2. Character within script: 5. Character motivation and the plot -- 6. The emotional journey -- 7. The emotional journey. Case study. When Harry met Sally -- 8. Description and self-description -- 9. Heroes and villains -- 10. Secondary and minor characters -- 11. The comic character -- 12. Leaving your characters -- Index
Summary Deals with the creation and writing of characters for the script media of stage, radio and screen. Citing numerous examples, chapters address the character's roots, complexity, relationship with plot, and audience identification
Analysis Writing & editing
Screenplays/Film Scripts
Notes Includes index
Subject Characters and characteristics in literature.
Motion picture authorship.
Radio plays -- Authorship.
Television plays -- Authorship.
ISBN 0713658029 paperback
0713669500 reprint