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Category: All Categories: Writing: Creative Writing
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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947  
On Writing: Critical Studies on Writing as an Art. With a Foreword by Stephen Tennant
Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
xxvi, 126 p.; 21 cm. Contents: Four letters: On Death comes for the Archbishop. On Shadows on the rock. Escapism. On The professor's house; The novel démeublé; Four prefaces: The best stories of Sarah Orne Jewett. Gertrude Hall's The Wagnerian romances. Stephen Crane's Wounds in the rain and other impressions of war. Defoe's The fortunate mistress; My first novels (there were two); On the art of fiction; Katherine Mansfield; Light on adobe walls (an unpublished fragment). Stock#45679. Vg, gift inscription on front fly / dj vg.

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DeVoto, Bernard, 1897-1953  
The World of Fiction
Publisher: Boston/, Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1950.
xii, 299 p.; 21 cm. "A novelist, historian, and recent Pulitzer Prize winner writes of one of the subtlest of human relationships-- the relationship between the writer and the reader." Dj edges worn, chipped, small piece gone from upper dj spine; VG. stock#45755.

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Eastman, Max, 1883-1969  
The Literary Mind; Its Place in an Age of Science, by Max Eastman

Publisher: New York, London, Charles Scribner̓s Sons, 1931.
ix p., 2 L., 3-343 p. 22 cm. Contents: The March of Science; Literature on the Defensive: The Swan-Song of Humane Letters; The Resurrection of the Scholar-Gentleman; Literature in Retreat: The Cult of Unintelligibility; The Tendency Toward Pure Poetry; Poets Talking to Themselves; Division of Labor in Literature; Toward a Science of Literature: What Poetry Is; Art & Biology; The Future of Literature: Are Poetry & Drama Dying? Is the Novel at a Dead End? The Realm of Literary Truth; The Problem of Criticism; The Teacher of Literature: A Note on I.A. Richards' Psychology of Poetry. In chapters "The cult of unintelligibility" "Poets talking to themselves" he criticized James Joyce, E.E. Cummings, Gertrude Stein, and other moderns." "Notes and references": p. 321-343. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy, with pencil underling. Stock# 44,748. Good+, spine worn / no dj.

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Fowler, Roger, editor  
Essays on Style and Language. Linguistic and Critical Approaches to Literary Style
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul [1970; c1966].
ix, 188 p., index; 21.5 cm. Ten essays: Binns, 'Linguistic' Reading; Fowler, Linguistic Theory & the Study of Literature and 'Prose Rhythm' and Metre; Lawrence, The Formulaic Theory & its Application to English Alliterative Poetry; Lee, The New Criticism & the Language of Poetry; Leech, Linguistics & the Figures of Rhetoric; Norton-Smith, Chaucer's Epistolary Style; Rodway, By Algebra to Augustanism; Sinclair, Taking a Poem to Pieces; Wexler, Distich & Sentence in Corneille & Racine. Paper; covers faded, foxed; ink owner name, a few marginal pencil markings; good. stock#45885.

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Minot, Stephen  
Three genres : the writing of poetry, fiction, and drama

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, C1982.
. Publisher isbn: 0139203974. 326pp. 24 cm. Hardcover Very good condition

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Prose, Francine, 1947-  
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
Publisher: NY: HarperCollins, ©2006.
6 p.l., 273 p.; 22 cm. Prose asks, "Can writing be taught?" and answers yes-- by reading carefully, deliberately, slowly, how skilled writers did it. ISBN (10): 006077704. Stock#47685. Vg, owner name on front fly / dj vg.

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