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By Ted Nannicelli

Recently, students in quite a few disciplines—including philosophy, movie and media reports, and literary studies—have turn into drawn to the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this finish, this quantity addresses the elemental 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 obstacles are made up our minds jointly through screenwriters, and its ontological nature is set jointly via either writers and readers of screenplays. Any believable philosophical account of the screenplay needs to be strictly limited by way of our collective artistic 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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