ASPECTS OF THE NOVEL

Mariner Books - A highly original and intelligent investigation of the novel from celebrated writer and “gentle genius” E. M. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Forster’s renowned guide to writing sparkles with wit and insight for contemporary writers and readers. He not only defines and explains such terms as ” versus “round“flat” characters and why both are needed for an effective novel, but also provides examples of writing from such literary greats as Dickens and Austen.

Forster E. With lively language and excerpts from well-known classics, prophecy, people, fantasy, pattern, plot, Forster takes on the seven elements vital to a novel: story, and rhythm. Forster's original commentary illuminates and entertains without lapsing into complicated, scholarly rhetoric, coming together in a key volume on writing that avoids chronology and what he calls “pseudoscholarship.

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The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers

Vintage - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses and seminars that he gave, he explains, simply and cogently, the principles and techniques of good writing. Written with passion, gardner’s book serves by turns as a critic, and a deep respect for the art of writing, precision, mentor, and friend.

Anyone who has ever thought of taking the step from reader to writer should begin here. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

Graywolf Press - Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new foreword by Charles BaxterAs much a rumination on the state of literature as a technical manual for aspiring writers, Burning Down the House has been enjoyed by readers and taught in classrooms for more than a decade.

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Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

Random House - These fifty-two essays are ultimately a profound challenge to a new generation to bring truth and light to a dark world through their art. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Random house. From the bestselling author of the national Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin comes a lesson in how to be a writer—and so much more than that.

. Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Mccann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear. A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is fierce and honest in its testament to the bruises delivered by writing as both a profession and a calling.

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On Becoming a Novelist

W. W. Norton & Company - 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For a certain kind of person, " Gardner writes, "nothing is more joyful or satisfying than the life of a novelist. But no other vocation, he is quick to add, is so fraught with professional and spiritual difficulties. A miraculously detailed account of the creative process.

Anne tyler, baltimore Sun For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. With elegance, humor, and sophistication, gardner describes the life of a working novelist; warns what needs to be guarded against, in general, both from within the writer and from without; and predicts what the writer can reasonably expect and what, he or she cannot.

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How Fiction Works

Picador - In the tradition of E. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Playful and profound, readers, How Fiction Works will be enlightening to writers, and anyone else interested in what happens on the page. Forster's aspects of the novel and milan kundera's the Art of the Novel, How Fiction Works is a scintillating study of the magic of fiction--an analysis of its main elements and a celebration of its lasting power.

100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Here one of the most prominent and stylish critics of our time looks into the machinery of storytelling to ask some fundamental questions: What do we mean when we say we "know" a fictional character? What constitutes a telling detail? When is a metaphor successful? Is Realism realistic? Why do some literary conventions become dated while others stay fresh?James Wood ranges widely, from Homer to Make Way for Ducklings, from the Bible to John le Carré, and his book is both a study of the techniques of fiction-making and an alternative history of the novel.

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To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction

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Distinguished author phillip lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as “one of our best personal essayists” Dallas Morning News. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Here, combining more than forty years of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, he brings us this highly anticipated nuts-and-bolts guide to writing literary nonfiction.

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The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative

Farrar, Straus and Giroux - In a story or a novel the "i" who tells this tale can be, and often is, an unreliable narrator but in nonfiction the reader must always be persuaded that the narrator is speaking truth. How does one pull from one's own boring, agitated self the truth-speaker who will tell the story a personal narrative needs to tell? That is the question The Situation and the Story asks--and answers.

In it, she teaches us to write by teaching us how to read: how to recognize truth when we hear it in the writing of others and in our own. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Farrar Straus Giroux. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Free Press. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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Random house. Taking us on a reading tour of some of the best memoirs and essays of the past hundred years, and demonstrates the enduring truth-speaker to be found in the work of writers as diverse as Edmund Gosse, Gornick traces the changing idea of self that has dominated the century, Joan Didion, James Baldwin, Oscar Wilde, or Marguerite Duras.





The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing

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In the hidden machinery, critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling author Margot Livesey offers a masterclass for those who love reading literature and for those who aspire to write it. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. As much at home on your nightstand as it is in the classroom, The Hidden Machinery will become a book readers and writers return to over and over again.

The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing - For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. A masterclass for those who love reading literature and for those who aspire to write it. Read everything that is good for the good of your soul. Her essays range in subject matter from navigating the shoals of research to creating characters that walk off the page, from how Flaubert came to write his first novel to how Jane Austen subverted romance in her last one.

Through close readings, arguments about craft, and personal essay, Livesey delves into the inner workings of fiction and considers how our stories and novels benefit from paying close attention to both great works of literature and to our own individual experiences.





The Art of Fiction: Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts

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The art of fiction is considered under a wide range of headings, the Epistolary Novel, such as the Intrusive Author, Suspense, Time-shift, Magical Realism and Symbolism, and each topic is illustrated by a passage or two taken from classic or modern fiction. Free Press. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time.

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them P.S.

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She takes pleasure in the long and magnificent sentences of Philip Roth and the breathtaking paragraphs of Isaac Babel; she is deeply moved by the brilliant characterization in George Eliot's Middlemarch. Penguin Books. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! She cautions readers to slow down and pay attention to words, the raw material out of which literature is crafted.

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Farrar Straus Giroux. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Long before there were creative-writing workshops and degrees, how did aspiring writers learn to write? By reading the work of their predecessors and contemporaries, says Francine Prose.