Grace, Fraser,

Playwriting : a writers' and artists' companion / Fraser Grace and Clare Bayley ; series editors, Carole Angier and Sally Cline. --London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. ©2016.

xvii, 333 pages ; 20 cm - Writers' & artists' companion . - Writers' and artists' companions. .

"Series editors: Carole Angier and Sally Cline."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-289) and index.

Part 1. Reflections. Reflections / Fraser Grace ; Reflections / Clare Bayley ; Reflections on the history of playwriting 1: the ancients and after ; Reflections on the history of playwriting 2: modern and contemporary ; Refections on source ; Reflections on writing by scale ; Reflections on space ; Reflections on genre -- Part two. Tips and tales: guest contributors -- Part 3. Write on: writing a play. Research and planning ; Write on 2: the industry ; Write on 3: rehearsal and production.

"Playwriting: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is a comprehensive companion to writing for the stage. Part 1 includes reflections on the art and the craft of playwriting, guidance on writing for a full range of genres and spaces and a brief history of playwriting itself. Part 2 contains inspiring advice and reflections from leading playwrights. Part 3 offers practical exercises and advice on planning and conducting research, working out plots and characters, mastering authentic but accessible dialogue, navigating the industry and the rehearsal and production process" --

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