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Publisher Comments:

The udated and revised third edition provides new insights and observations from Vogler's ongoing work on mythology's influence on stories, movies, and man himself. The previous two editons of this book have sold over 180,000 units, making this book a 'classic' for screenwriters, writers, and novelists.

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This edition of the well-known text on the connection between mythology and storytelling contains a revised chapter on the Star Wars series, new illustrations and diagrams, and new chapters (presented in the appendices) on life force operating in stories, the mechanism of polarity in storytelling, the wisdom of the body, catharsis, and other concepts. The book is meant for all types of writers and outlines guidelines for plot and character development, focusing on character archetypes and the stages of a "hero's journey," drawn from Jungian psychology and the mythic studies of Joseph Campbell. Vogler uses movies to give examples throughout. He is a story consultant for Hollywood film companies and teaches filmmakers and writers around the world. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932907360
Author:
Vogler, Christopher
Publisher:
Michael Wiese Productions
Illustrator:
Montez, Michele
Author:
Vogler, Christopher
Author:
Montez, Michele
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Motion picture authorship
Subject:
Creative writing
Subject:
Myth in literature
Subject:
Narration (rhetoric)
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
407
Dimensions:
9.08x6.10x1.26 in. 1.48 lbs.

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