Intro Contents Preface Part I: Immediate Issues ONE: BY THE OCEAN OF TIME Time The Argument We Are Caught In Time and Drama Slow vs. Swift TWO: THE HEAVY AS OPPOSED TO... The Heavy vs. the Exhilarating Freud, Civilization, and the Heavy The Descent into the Heavy THREE: MORAL SUBSTANCE AND AMBIGUITY Morality and Screenplays? Typing and Volition in . . . The Heavy and Moral . . . But What Are We Morally Ambiguous About? FOUR: COMPLEXITY VS. FULLNESS Belief vs. Disbelief: Complexity Fullness Typing, Volition, and Fullness Endings Part II: The Cooked and the Raw FIVE: THE COOKED AND THE RAW Cooked Emotion The Raw Blending the Cooked and the Raw Antecedents SIX: THE SMART AND THE DUMB Flat and Round Hamlet and the Dumb John Nash and the Smart Plot-Handling Implications Part III: The Lost Poetics of Comedy SEVEN: THE LOST POETICS OF COMEDY The Comic Universe Winnicott and Play The Two Roads The Bones of the Comic Angle of Vision: The Impulse to Illogic and Perseverance of Style The Cooked and Comedy The New Beginning in Comedy The Smart and Dumb in Comedy Part IV: The Nature of Dramatic Action EIGHT: THE WEIGHT OF THE PAST What Is the Past? High Noon Lantana Wild Strawberries Lifting Weights NINE: THE WEIGHT OF THE WRONG DECISION The Wrong Decision in the Past The Wrong Decision in the Present True Heroines and Heroes and False TEN: THE NATURE OF THE HERO'S JOURNEY Campbell's Hero The Dramatic Hero 1. Arresting Life 2. Complying with the False 3. Awakening 4. Confused Growth-and the Pursuit of Error 5. Failure of the False Solution 6. The Discovery of the True Solution 7. The Heroic Deed 8. Suffering 9. The New Life Part V: The Death and Life of Drama. ELEVEN: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF DRAMA Prometheus in Athens, Gladiator in Rome Shakespeare in Elizabeth's London The Argument We Are Having with Ourselves Appendix: A Case Study: Ingmar Bergman's Fanny and Alexander Notes Film and Drama List.
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