By Ted Nannicelli

Recently, students in quite a few disciplines—including philosophy, movie and media stories, and literary studies—have develop into drawn to the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this finish, this quantity addresses the basic philosophical questions on 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 a type of artefact; as such, its barriers are made up our minds jointly via screenwriters, and its ontological nature is decided jointly through either writers and readers of screenplays. Any believable philosophical account of the screenplay needs to be strictly restricted through our collective inventive and appreciative practices, and needs to realize that these practices point out that a minimum of a few screenplays are artworks.

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