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Representations 1920–50

Keith Reader

Keith Reader is Professor of Modern French Studies at the University of Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The French Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2018

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...Why interrogate French cinema of this period through the varying topographical and geographical representations of France that it offers? There are two main reasons for my choice of this approach. In the first place, it provides...

The Night of the King Coho

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... screenplays manage to convey so much meaning to the audience in so little time is evolving. It will continue to evolve. All of the books and seminars make some small or large contribution to that. What is important for you as a reader, I...

Act, Sequence, Scene, Beat

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... greatly from the narrative fiction of a novel. There is not the time in a screenplay, and it is not the purpose of the screenplay, to include the wealth of passive detail that makes the world of a novel real for the reader. In addition,...

The Sixteen Story Steps

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... We shall go into each of these five points, and then look at The Piano as an example of how the Story Steps can work together to create a successful movie. Before we begin, however, it would be wise to give the reader a caveat or two....

The Journey in Four Movements

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... movement. The reader will find a more complete exposition of these new ideas in Chapter Eleven. The Core Crisis is not merely a "plot point" that appears around page 60 in the screenplay. It is the pivot between the two movements of Act II....

Fan as Film-maker

Keith McDonald

Keith McDonald holds a PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is the Head of Programme for Media, Film Studies and Mass Communications at York St John University, UK. His research interests include popular culture, cult cinema and digital media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Clark

Roger Clark taught literature and film in UK Universities for over thirty years and has published on contemporary fiction and film. He was Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University, UK, where he is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Guillermo del Toro : Film as Alchemic Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Ofelia’s self-creation is often solidified through the construction of narrative and there are multiple examples of her (as an obsessive reader) writing and realising her own narrative agency through texts; moreover, the film offers...

Orchestrating Character and Style

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... A character may be described as spiky, willowy, blockish, or egg-shaped. In literature, we have the option of using such words in descriptive passages to help conjure an image in the mind of the reader. In a screenplay, however, we must give...

The Mythic Dimension of Screenwriting

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham is a screenwriter and consultant based in Chicago, Illinois and Munich, Germany. He taught for many years in the Columbia College Film and Video Department. With Tom Schlesinger, he has been leading screenwriting and story development seminars worldwide since 1984-including seminars for the Director's Guild, and The Writer's Guild of America. His essays on myth, cinema, and creativity have appeared in numerous journals and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Soul of Screenwriting : On Writing, Dramatic Truth, and Knowing Yourself

Continuum, 2008

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... temptations of Christ or the three tests of the Buddha are variants on this universal motif. A common example the reader may be familiar with comes from the Russian fairy tale called "The Beautiful Wassilissa." The story has a typical...

Theory

Phil Powrie

Phil Powrie is Professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. He is Chair of the British Association for Film, Television and Screen Studies and Chief General Editor of Studies in French Cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Keith Reader

Keith Reader is Professor of Modern French Studies at the University of Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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French Cinema: A Student’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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... and 1985. Recognised by many at the time as key interventions, their impact had only begun to be felt in the late 1990s in Anglophone Film Studies. Keith Reader pointed out in the mid-1980s that ‘Deleuze gazes from a place very different...

Practice

Phil Powrie

Phil Powrie is Professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. He is Chair of the British Association for Film, Television and Screen Studies and Chief General Editor of Studies in French Cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Keith Reader

Keith Reader is Professor of Modern French Studies at the University of Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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French Cinema: A Student’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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... (Harris, 2001), Bresson (Reader, 2000), Chabrol (Austin, 1999), Kurys (Tarr, 1999), Méliès (Ezra, 2000b), Renoir (O’Shaughnessy, 2000), Serreau (Rollet, 1998), Truffaut (Holmes and Ingram, 1998) and Varda (Smith, 1998), with volumes...