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By Ted Nannicelli

ISBN-10: 0415521440

ISBN-13: 9780415521444

Recently, students in a number of disciplines—including philosophy, movie and media reviews, and literary studies—have develop into drawn to the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this finish, this quantity addresses the elemental philosophical questions about the character of the screenplay: what's a screenplay? Is the screenplay art—more particularly, literature? what sort of something is a screenplay? Nannicelli argues that the screenplay is one of those artefact; as such, its limitations are made up our minds jointly through screenwriters, and its ontological nature is decided 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 artistic and appreciative practices, and needs to realize that these practices point out that no less than a few screenplays are artworks.

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