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Shakespeare for Screenwriters : Timeless Writing Tips from the Master of Drama - J. M. Evenson

Shakespeare for Screenwriters

Timeless Writing Tips from the Master of Drama

Paperback Published: 2nd September 2013
ISBN: 9781615931415
Number Of Pages: 180

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Shakespeare for Screenwritersis 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.

About the Author

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.

ISBN: 9781615931415
ISBN-10: 1615931414
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 2nd September 2013
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.27

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