Playwriting: A Pedagogy of Transmutation

@inproceedings{Wright2004PlaywritingAP,
  title={Playwriting: A Pedagogy of Transmutation},
  author={Michael Wright},
  year={2004}
}
The pedagogy of playwriting may be one of the great mysteries of all arts training. In fact, many playwriting teachers and playwright practitioners have posited that playwriting cannot be taught. One can teach the craft, they say, but the art is either present in the writer or it is not. George Pierce Baker, the noted teacher of playwriting, begins his seminal work, Dramatic Technique, with this common saying: “The dramatist is born, not made.” A few pages later Baker goes on to say, “I wish it… Expand
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