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The Death and Life of Drama : Reflections on Writing and Human Nature.

Author/Creator:
Lee, Lance.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005.
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Subjects:
Motion picture authorship.
Playwriting.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Lee, Lance The Death and Life of Drama
ISBN:
9780292796744
9780292705326
OCLC:
62762702