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On creative writing

Author: Paul Engle
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Publisher's Description: The chapters in this book were written by practicing writers, who each discuss a problem that arises in creative writing. At the conclusion of each chapter, examples are given that show how established authors solve the problem in question.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991.
On creative writing.
New York, Dutton, 1964
(OCoLC)647454886
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Engle
OCLC Number: 327006
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Warning to the reader --
Writer on writing / Paul Engle --
Form and expression in the short story / R V Cassill --
Followed by: --
Typhus / Anton Chekhov --
View of the beach / James B Hall --
Writing the commercial short story / Jean Todd Freeman --
Followed by: --
Sorrow rides a fast horse / Dorothy Gilman Butters --
All the tea in China / Katharine Topkins (excerpt) --
Article / Brock Brower --
Followed by: --
Maelzel's chess-player / Edgar Allan Poe (excerpt) --
Equal in Paris / James Baldwin --
On the writing of poetry / Donald Justice --
Followed by: --
Musee des beaux arts / W H Auden --
Lauds / W H Auden --
Goddess / Thom Gunn --
To Ishtar / Richard Wilbur --
Missing dates / William Empson --
To Elsie / William Carlos Williams --
Landscape with the fall of Icarus / William Carlos Williams --
After the trial / Weldon Kees --
Wine menagerie / Hart Crane --
Sunday morning / Wallace Stevens --
Disillusionment of ten o'clock / Wallace Stevens --
Dead boy / John Crowe Ransom --
To Autumn / John Keats --
Je n'ai pas oublie / Charles Baudelaire --
Bathsabe's song / George Peele --
Fine knacks for ladies / John Dowland --
Novelist as meddler / George P Elliott --
Followed by excerpts from: --
Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy --
Red badge of courage / Stephen Crane --
Middlemarch / George Eliot --
On writing a play / Lionel Abel --
Followed by excerpts from: --
All that fall / Samuel Beckett --
Man and superman / George Bernard Shaw --
Biographies of contributors.
Responsibility: Paul Engle.

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Publisher's Description: The chapters in this book were written by practicing writers, who each discuss a problem that arises in creative writing. At the conclusion of each chapter, examples are given that show how established authors solve the problem in question.

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