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The Resource How to write like Tolstoy : a journey into the minds of our greatest writers, Richard Cohen

How to write like Tolstoy : a journey into the minds of our greatest writers, Richard Cohen

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How to write like Tolstoy : a journey into the minds of our greatest writers
Title
How to write like Tolstoy
Title remainder
a journey into the minds of our greatest writers
Statement of responsibility
Richard Cohen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Cohen has researched the published works and private utterances of our greatest authors to discover the elements that made their prose memorable. Evoking the marvelous, the famous, and the irreverent, he reveals the challenges that even the greatest writers faced--and how they surmounted them
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DLC
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1952-
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Cohen, Richard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Authorship
Label
How to write like Tolstoy : a journey into the minds of our greatest writers, Richard Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-293) and index
Contents
Grab, invite, beguile: beginnings -- Circular ruins: creating character -- Stolen words: three forms of plagiarism -- The trick of it: points of view -- Says you: the art and craft of dialogue -- Secret trapdoors: the power of irony -- Grabbing fiction by the tale -- Waves in the mind: rhythm in prose-writing -- "Just like Zorro": writing about sex -- Vision and re-vision (part 1) -- Vision and re-vision (part 2) -- The sense of an ending
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 323 pages
Isbn
9780812998306
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015018626
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912872467
  • (OCoLC)ocn912872467
  • 780243
Label
How to write like Tolstoy : a journey into the minds of our greatest writers, Richard Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-293) and index
Contents
Grab, invite, beguile: beginnings -- Circular ruins: creating character -- Stolen words: three forms of plagiarism -- The trick of it: points of view -- Says you: the art and craft of dialogue -- Secret trapdoors: the power of irony -- Grabbing fiction by the tale -- Waves in the mind: rhythm in prose-writing -- "Just like Zorro": writing about sex -- Vision and re-vision (part 1) -- Vision and re-vision (part 2) -- The sense of an ending
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 323 pages
Isbn
9780812998306
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015018626
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912872467
  • (OCoLC)ocn912872467
  • 780243

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