The Anatomy of Genres: How Story Forms Explain the Way the World Works

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. The World as Story
2. Horror: Religion
3. Action: Success
4. Myth: The Life Process
5. Memoir and Coming-of-Age Story: Creating the Self Through Fiction and Nonfiction
6. Science Fiction: Science, Society, and Culture
7. Crime: Morality and Justice
8. Comedy: Manners and Morals
9. Western: The Rise and Fall of Civilization
10. Gangster: The Corruption of Business and Politics
11. Fantasy: The Art of Living
12. Detective Story and Thriller: The Mind and the Truth
13. Love Story: The Art of Happiness
14. The Future of Storytelling

Appendix: 7 Major Story Structure Steps

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The Anatomy of Genres: How Story Forms Explain the Way the World Works

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A guide to understanding the major genres of the story world by the legendary writing teacher and author of The Anatomy of Story, John Truby.

Most people think genres are simply categories on Netflix or Amazon that provide a helpful guide to making entertainment choices. Most people are wrong. Genre stories aren't just a small subset of the films, video games, TV shows, and books that people consume. They are the all-stars of the entertainment world, comprising the vast majority of popular stories worldwide. That's why businesses-movie studios, production companies, video game studios, and publishing houses-buy and sell them. Writers who want to succeed professionally must write the stories these businesses want to buy. Simply put, the storytelling game is won by mastering the structure of genres.

The Anatomy of Genres: How Story Forms Explain the Way the World Works is the legendary writing teacher John Truby's step-by-step guide to understanding and using the basic building blocks of the story world. He details the three ironclad rules of successful genre writing, and analyzes more than a dozen major genres and the essential plot events, or "beats," that define each of them. As he shows, the ability to combine these beats in the right way is what separates stories that sell from those that don't. Truby also reveals how a single story can combine elements of different genres, and how the best writers use this technique to craft unforgettable stories that stand out from the crowd.

Just as Truby's first book, The Anatomy of Story, changed the way writers develop stories, The Anatomy of Genres will enhance their quality and expand the impact they have on the world.

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Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

29.11.2022

Verlag

Picador

Beschreibung

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

29.11.2022

Verlag

Picador

Seitenzahl

720

Sprache

Englisch

ISBN

978-0-374-53922-1

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  • The Anatomy of Genres: How Story Forms Explain the Way the World Works
  • 1. The World as Story
    2. Horror: Religion
    3. Action: Success
    4. Myth: The Life Process
    5. Memoir and Coming-of-Age Story: Creating the Self Through Fiction and Nonfiction
    6. Science Fiction: Science, Society, and Culture
    7. Crime: Morality and Justice
    8. Comedy: Manners and Morals
    9. Western: The Rise and Fall of Civilization
    10. Gangster: The Corruption of Business and Politics
    11. Fantasy: The Art of Living
    12. Detective Story and Thriller: The Mind and the Truth
    13. Love Story: The Art of Happiness
    14. The Future of Storytelling

    Appendix: 7 Major Story Structure Steps