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9781455591954

Character The Art of Role and Cast Design for Page, Stage, and Screen

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  • ISBN13:

    9781455591954

  • ISBN10:

    1455591955

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-05-25
  • Publisher: Twelve

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Summary

The long-awaited third volume of Robert McKee’s trilogy on the art of fiction. 
 
Following up his perennially bestselling writers' guide Story and his inspiring exploration of the art of verbal action in Dialogue, the most sought-after expert in the storytelling brings his insights to the creation of compelling characters and the design of their casts.
 
CHARACTER explores the design of a character universe: The dimensionality, complexity and arcing of a protagonist, the invention of orbiting major characters, all encircled by a cast of service and supporting roles.
 

Author Biography

Robert McKee, a Fulbright Scholar, is the world's most sought-after author and lecturer in the art of story. His fiction writing seminars have earned him an international reputation. The cornerstones of his teaching are his singular books Story, which has defined how we talk about the art of story creation and Dialogue, which does the same for character speech on screen, stage and page. Over the last 30 years, he has mentored screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, poets, documentary makers, producers, and directors. The list of McKee alumni includes the winners of over 60 Academy Awards, 200 Emmy Awards, 100 Writers Guild of America Awards as well as recipients of the Pulitzer, Booker, Olivier, and other major prose and playwriting prizes.

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