Psychology for screenwriters : building conflict in your script.

By: Indick, William, 1971-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Studio City, CA : Michael Wiese Productions, 2004Description: xviii, 281 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0941188876.Subject(s): Film, Television and Radio | Psychological aspects | Motion picture authorshipDDC classification: 791.432IND
Contents:
The oedipal complex -- Neurotic conflict -- The psychosexual stages -- The ego defense mechanisms -- Dreamwork -- Normative conflict -- Identity crisis and beyond -- Archetypes of character -- Archetypes of plot -- The hero with a thousand faces -- The heroine's journey -- Inferiority complex -- Sibling rivalry -- Life styles -- Existential conflict -- Archetypes for the age of narcissism.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Reference Book Reference Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Not for loan D04568
One Week Book One Week Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/10/2020 D04646
One Week Book One Week Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/10/2020 D04649
One Week Book One Week Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Available D04648
Standard Loan Book Standard Loan Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/10/2020 A01806
Standard Loan Book Standard Loan Book AUB Library
Library
Book 791.432 IND (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/10/2020 A01807
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Screenwriters must understand human behavior to make their stories come alive. This book clearly describes theories of personality and psychoanalysis with simple guidelines, thought provoking exercises, vivid film images and hundreds of examples from classic movies.

Filmography: p. 239-270.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-274) and index.

The oedipal complex -- Neurotic conflict -- The psychosexual stages -- The ego defense mechanisms -- Dreamwork -- Normative conflict -- Identity crisis and beyond -- Archetypes of character -- Archetypes of plot -- The hero with a thousand faces -- The heroine's journey -- Inferiority complex -- Sibling rivalry -- Life styles -- Existential conflict -- Archetypes for the age of narcissism.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. ix)
  • Introduction (p. xi)
  • Part 1 Sigmund Freud (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 The Oedipal Complex (p. 3)
  • Chapter 2 Neurotic Conflict (p. 15)
  • Chapter 3 The Psychosexual Stages (p. 29)
  • Chapter 4 The Ego Defense Mechanisms (p. 47)
  • Chapter 5 Dreamwork (p. 67)
  • Part 2 Erik Erikson (p. 77)
  • Chapter 6 Normative Conflict (p. 79)
  • Chapter 7 Identity Crisis and Beyond (p. 91)
  • Part 3 Carl Jung (p. 111)
  • Chapter 8 Archetypes of Character (p. 113)
  • Chapter 9 Archetypes of Plot (p. 133)
  • Part 4 Joseph Campbell (p. 143)
  • Chapter 10 The Hero with a Thousand Faces (p. 145)
  • Chapter 11 The Heroine's Journey (p. 165)
  • Part 5 Alfred Adler (p. 175)
  • Chapter 12 The Inferiority Complex (p. 177)
  • Chapter 13 Sibling Rivalry (p. 189)
  • Chapter 14 Life Styles (p. 197)
  • Part 6 Rollo May (p. 207)
  • Chapter 15 Existential Conflict (p. 209)
  • Chapter 16 Archetypes for the Age of Narcissism (p. 219)
  • Conclusion (p. 231)
  • About the Author (p. 235)
  • Illustrations (Courtesy of...) (p. 237)
  • Filmography (p. 239)
  • Bibliography (p. 271)
  • Subject Index (p. 275)