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Writing diverse characters for fiction, TV or film
VerfasserIn: Hay, Lucy
Verfasserangabe: Lucy V. Hay
Jahr: 2017
Verlag: England, Oldcastle Books
Mediengruppe: Buch
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We're living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more LGBT characters, more characters of color, more disabled characters, and more characters from various religions or classes. These characters also appear in genre pieces, accessible to the mainstream, instead of being hidden away in so-called "worthier" pieces, as in the past. This book discusses issues of race, disability, sexuality, and transgender people with specific reference to characterization in movies, TV, and novel writing. Using such examples as the film Mad Max: Fury Road and the novel Gone Girl, the book explores how character role function really works. It discusses such questions as the difference between stereotype and archetype, why "trope" does not mean what Twitter and Tumblr think it means, how the burden of casting affects both box office and audience perception, and why diversity is not about agendas, buzzwords or being "politically correct". It also goes into what authenticity truly means, and why research is so important; why variety is key in ensuring true diversity in characterization; and what agents, publishers, producers, filmmakers, and commissioners are looking for and why. (Verlagstext)
VerfasserIn: Hay, Lucy
VerfasserInnenangabe: Lucy V. Hay
Jahr: 2017
Verlag: England, Oldcastle Books
Systematik: KT.FR, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 9780857301178
2. ISBN: 9780857301185
Beschreibung: 207 Seiten
Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Linksammlung: Seite 199-201
Mediengruppe: Buch