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The art of description : world into word

Author: Mark Doty
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Graywolf Press, 2010.
Series: Art of series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The art of description: world into word is part of The Art of series, a line of books by important authors on the craft of writing, edited by Charles Baxter. Each book examines a singular, but often assumed or neglected, issue facing the contemporary writer of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. The art of series is meant to restore the art of criticism while illuminating the art of writing."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Doty
ISBN: 9781555975630 1555975631
OCLC Number: 456171467
Description: 140 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: World into word --
A tremendous fish --
Remembered stars --
Instruction and resistance --
Four sunflowers --
Description's alphabet.
Series Title: Art of series.
Other Titles: World into word
Responsibility: Mark Doty.

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"The art of description: world into word is part of The Art of series, a line of books by important authors on the craft of writing, edited by Charles Baxter. Each book examines a singular, but often assumed or neglected, issue facing the contemporary writer of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. The art of series is meant to restore the art of criticism while illuminating the art of writing."--Page 4 of cover.

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