A Philosophy of the Screenplay (Routledge Studies in by Ted Nannicelli PDF

By Ted Nannicelli

ISBN-10: 0415521440

ISBN-13: 9780415521444

Recently, students in a number of disciplines—including philosophy, movie and media reports, and literary studies—have develop into attracted to the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this finish, this quantity addresses the elemental philosophical questions on the character of the screenplay: what's a screenplay? Is the screenplay art—more in particular, literature? what sort of something is a screenplay? Nannicelli argues that the screenplay is a type of artefact; as such, its limitations are made up our minds jointly by means of screenwriters, and its ontological nature is set jointly by means of either writers and readers of screenplays. Any believable philosophical account of the screenplay has to be strictly restricted through our collective inventive and appreciative practices, and needs to realize that these practices point out that not less than a few screenplays are artworks.

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