Aristotle's Poetics For Screenwriters

by Michael Tierno
Aristotle's Poetics For Screenwriters
  • ISBN-13: 9780786887408
  • Author(s): Michael Tierno
  • Subject: Screenwriting techniques
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
  • Imprint: Hyperion
  • Publication Date: 01-12-2002
  • Format: p/b

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Long considered the bible for storytellers, now Michael Tierno shows how Aristotle's Poetics can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters. Breaking down the fundamentals of screenwriting chapter by chapter, Tierno uses examples from some of the best films ever made to demonstrate how one can apply Aristotle's ancient insights to modern-day screenwriting. Written in a highly readable, informal tone, Tierno makes this monumental work accessible to beginners and pros alike in areas such as screenwriting, film theory, fiction and playwriting.
About the book

Long considered the bible for storytellers, now Michael Tierno shows how Aristotle's Poetics can be an invaluable resource to screenwriters. Breaking down the fundamentals of screenwriting chapter by chapter, Tierno uses examples from some of the best films ever made to demonstrate how one can apply Aristotle's ancient insights to modern-day screenwriting. Written in a highly readable, informal tone, Tierno makes this monumental work accessible to beginners and pros alike in areas such as screenwriting, film theory, fiction and playwriting.