Egri argues in The Art of Dramatic Writing against Aristotle’s view of character being secondary to plot (as stated in. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the heart of any The Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the heart of any All good dramatic writing depends upon an understanding of human motives.
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The Art Of Dramatic Writing
The art of dramatic writing: Responsibility with an introd. Simon and Schuster, [c] Physical description xvi, p. Find it dramattic other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview.
Publisher’s Summary Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the heart of any drama: For it is people – their private natures and their inter-relationships – that move a story and give it life. All good dramatic writing depends upon laajos understanding of human motives.
The Art of Dramatic Writing
Why do people act as they do? What forces transform a coward into a hero, a hero into a coward? What is it that Romeo does early in Shakespeare’s play that makes his later suicide seem inevitable?
Why must Nora leave her husband at the end of A Doll’s House? These are a few of the fascinating problems which Egri analyzes.
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He shows how it is essential for the author to have a basic premise – a thesis, demonstrated in terms of human behaviour – and to develop his dramatic conflict on the basis of that behaviour. His book is a direct, jargon-free approach to the problem of achieving truth in a literary creation. oof
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