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    13-0517 Shakespeare for Screenwriters

    J. M. Evenson

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Shakespeare for Screenwriters: Timeless Writing Tips from the Master of Drama

by: J. M. Evenson

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Shakespeare for Screenwriters is the first book to use Shakespeare s works to examine the fundamentals of screenwriting. The book offers insight into what makes Shakespeare s creations so powerful by analyzing the timeless themes in his greatest works and translating them into practical writing advice. Geared to all levels of interest and experience in both Shakespeare and screenwriting, each chapter focuses on specific lessons learned through reading Shakespeare. William Shakespeare wrote the most powerful dramas in the English language. Shakespeare for Screenwriters tells you how.

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J. M. Evenson received a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature from the University of Michigan and an M.F.A. from UCLA’s famed School of Theater, Film and Television. At UCLA, she was awarded the Harmony Gold Screenwriting Prize and the Women In Film Eleanor Perry Writing Award and won top honors at the UCLA Showcase Screenwriting Contest. As a writer in Los Angeles, she has worked with a variety of studios and production houses, from DreamWorks to Focus Features. An award-winning teacher of Shakespeare, composition, and film, Evenson currently teaches at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
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Shakespeare for Screenwriters is the first book to use Shakespeare s works to examine the fundamentals of screenwriting. The book offers insight into what makes Shakespeare s creations so powerful by analyzing the timeless themes in his greatest works and translating them into practical writing advice. Geared to all levels of interest and experience in both Shakespeare and screenwriting, each chapter focuses on specific lessons learned through reading Shakespeare. William Shakespeare wrote the most powerful dramas in the English language. Shakespeare for Screenwriters tells you how.

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ISBN: 9781615931415
SKU: 145938979/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: August 27, 2013
Page Count: 180

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    If you think Shakespeare has no relevance to contemporary filmmaking, you aren’t looking very closely. Excellent!

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    Screenwriters seeking to expand their narrative skills can do no better than to consider the Master.