Playwriting : a writers' and artists' companion / Fraser Grace and Clare Bayley ; series editors, Carole Angier and Sally Cline.
By: Grace, Fraser.
Contributor(s): Bayley, Clare  | Angier, Carole  | Cline, Sally .Material type: BookSeries: Writers' & artists' companion.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: xvii, 333 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472529329 (paperback); 1472529324 (paperback).Subject(s): Playwriting | PlaywritingDDC classification: 808.2
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"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" -- provided by publisher.