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In Building Your Play: Theory and Practice for the Beginning Playwright, David Rush provides fundamental tools, strategies, and examples to help the novice playwright keep his or her play from being dull, confusing, or ineffective. A glossary of terms is included.

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  1. Front Cover
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. ix
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-9
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  1. Part One: The Fundamentals
  2. p. 11
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  1. 1. Is It a Play?
  2. pp. 13-22
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  1. 2. The Four Keys
  2. pp. 23-28
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  1. 3. Goals
  2. pp. 29-40
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  1. 4. Obstacles
  2. pp. 41-47
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  1. 5. Strategies
  2. pp. 48-57
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  1. Part Two: Putting Them Together
  2. p. 59
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  1. 6. Plot
  2. pp. 61-77
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  1. 7. The Miniplay
  2. pp. 78-86
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  1. 8. Dramatic Questions
  2. pp. 87-106
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  1. Part Three: Some Advanced Tricks
  2. p. 107
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  1. 9. The Pigeon Sister
  2. pp. 109-120
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  1. 10. The Exposition Pig
  2. pp. 121-128
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  1. 11. Miscellaneous Tricks
  2. pp. 129-139
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  1. 12. Characterization
  2. pp. 140-154
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  1. Epilogue: Revisions
  2. pp. 155-161
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 165-168
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 169-176
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  1. Author Bio
  2. p. 177
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780809385829
Related ISBN
9780809329595
MARC Record
OCLC
730520002
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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