The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre (Princeton University Press, 2012) Jack Zipes Coming soon. Our discussion of this important new book on fairy tales and what we can learn from it about modern storytelling. Stay tuned.
A Flood Of News “A contemporary dictator would not need to do anything so obviously sinister as banning the news: He or she would only have to see to it that news organizations broadcast a flow of random-sounding bulletins, in great numbers but with little explanation of context, within an agenda that kept changing, without […]
Sergei Eisenstein / The First Film Theorist “Stories are at the heart of humanity and are the repository of our diverse cultural heritage. They are told, retold and reinterpreted for new times by storytellers. Screenwriters are the storytellers of our time.” European Screenwriters Manifesto (2006) This is not another book on screenwriting. Rather, it is a […]