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A reader's manifesto : an attack on the growing pretentiousness in American literary prose

Author: B R Myers
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Melville House, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Including: A response to critics, and: Ten rules for "serious" writers, the author continues his fight on behalf of the American reader, arguing against pretension in so-called "literary" fiction, naming names and exposing the literary status quo.
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Myers, B. R., 1963-
Reader's manifesto.
Hoboken, N.J. : Melville House, 2002
(OCoLC)606904742
Online version:
Myers, B. R., 1963-
Reader's manifesto.
Hoboken, N.J. : Melville House, 2002
(OCoLC)632023332
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B R Myers
ISBN: 0971865906 9780971865907
OCLC Number: 50243166
Description: xv, 149 p. ; 17 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
A reader's manifesto --
Evocative prose --
Edgy prose --
Muscular prose --
Spare prose --
Generic literary prose --
The response to "A reader's manifesto" --
Ten rules for serious writers.
Responsibility: by B.R. Myers.

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Including: A response to critics, and: Ten rules for "serious" writers, the author continues his fight on behalf of the American reader, arguing against pretension in so-called "literary" fiction, naming names and exposing the literary status quo.

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