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The art of storytelling : telling truths through telling stories / Amy E. Spaulding.

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  • 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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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Storytelling.
Young adults.

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