The art of storytelling : telling truths through telling stories / Amy E. Spaulding.
- ISBN: 9780810877764 (hardback : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0810877767 (hardback : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: vi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Teaching storytelling and teaching through storytelling -- Welcome and congratulations -- Celebrate the joy of storytelling -- A living art: how does learn one stories? It is worth the effort -- Types of stories -- Selecting a story, and version to tell -- Building a program -- Performance issues -- Interacting with the audience -- The business of storytelling -- Storytelling versus storycrafting: traditional versus current forms -- The ethics and psychology of storytelling -- The energy of storytelling -- Storytelling in times of anxiety and change -- The storyteller's responsibility to the audience: choosing stories you trust -- Appendices. Storytelling values, the value of storytelling. Storiography -- Story collections -- Webliography: web sites useful to storytellers and students.
Explores the art of storytelling, discussing how to develop the skill of shaping a story so that listeners are able to relate to it on a personal level, looks at the key elements of storytelling, and includes an annotated list of stories, a bibliography of collections, and a brief list of recommendations for online sources.
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