EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Search
College Handbook of Creative Writing

College Handbook of Creative Writing - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0155053014

Cover of College Handbook of Creative Writing 3RD 98 (ISBN 978-0155053014)
ISBN13: 978-0155053014
ISBN10: 0155053019
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 98
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1998
International: No

List price: $155.00

new
Sold Out
FREE Shipping on $25+
  • Check back soon!
  • 30-Day Returns
  • Condition: New
Sold Out

College Handbook of Creative Writing - 3RD 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155053014

Robert DeMaria

ISBN13: 978-0155053014
ISBN10: 0155053019
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 98
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This essential component of any creative writing course provides many of the tools of a traditional English handbook with special instruction for the creative writing student. Coverage spans fiction, poetry and drama, following the basic elements of theme, setting, character, and plot.

Features

  • Examples from contemporary and canonical literature illustrate discussions of point of view, tone and style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds.
  • A glossary of literary terms helps students acquire a vocabulary for discussing literature and the writing craft.
  • Covers basic grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, diction, and manuscript form.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Theme
Ric Weinman, The Invisible Man
Claude McKay, America

2. Setting Alice Adams, Barcelona James Tate, Land of Little Sticks, 1945

3. Characters
Joan Frank, The Alpha Male
Sylvia Plath, Daddy

4. Plot
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
Michael Hettich, Mother

5. Point of View
Paul Ruffin, The Fox
Robert Hayden, Those Winter Sundays

6. Tone and Style
Andre Dubus, The Last Moon
Pamela Harrsion, Triangle of Light

7. Description
Cynthia Ozick, The Shawl
Celia Gilbert, The Gardner

8. Dialogue
Alice Schell, Slamming on Pig's Misery
Richard Tillinghast, Summer Rain

9. Thoughts
Judith Ortoz Cofer, The Witch's Husband
Miller Williams, Ruby Tells All

10. Time
Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Robert DeMaria, Montage

11. Image and Sounds
Edna St. Vincent Millay, What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
Laura Albrecht, Ashes in July
Howard Nemerov, Acts of God
Mary B. Campbell, Uses of the Impreative

12. The Performance Factor: Plays and Film Scripts
Beth Henley, Am I Blue
Appointment in Samarra, based on a tale by W. Somerset Maugham

13. Fundamentals of Writing

14. Writing as a Career

Glossary of Literary Terms
Permissions and Acknowledgments
Index