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Writing stage plays

Neale, Derek (2009). Writing stage plays. In: Neale, Derek ed. A Creative Writing Handbook: developing dramatic technique, individual style and voice. London: A&C Black, pp. 41–92.

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One of three chapters on writing drama for the stage including activities and readings, and sections on - script layout; dialogue voices and character; idiom, dialect and idiolect; overheard phrases; overwriting; contrast and conflict; adaptations for the stage.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: The Open University, 2009 A & C Black Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1-4081-0941-7, 978-1-4081-0941-0
Keywords: drama; stage; theatre; storytelling; adaptation; creative writing; scriptwriting; playwriting; plays; monologues; characterisation; voices; dialogue.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
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Item ID: 18787
Depositing User: Derek Neale
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2009 08:02
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:06
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