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Writers and their craft : an examination of 'motivation' in historical and fantasy fiction

Author: Crystal Ann Tullio
Publisher: 2006?
Dissertation: All-College Honors State University of New York College at Cortland 2006 -- Department of English
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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This thesis attempts to explain the connection between motivation and writing. It is important to note that it is not all encompassing: this study is qualitative rather than quantitative. Humans are complex beings, and many thing motivate us--not just our dreams, history, and personal experience. This thesis explores dreams, history, and personal experience as motivational in writing, but also reveals that interest,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Stephen Crane; Ernest Hemingway; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Patricia Wrede; Patricia Briggs; Joel Shatzky
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Crystal Ann Tullio
OCLC Number: 647971392
Description: iii, 50 pages ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Crystal Ann Tullio.

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This thesis attempts to explain the connection between motivation and writing. It is important to note that it is not all encompassing: this study is qualitative rather than quantitative. Humans are complex beings, and many thing motivate us--not just our dreams, history, and personal experience. This thesis explores dreams, history, and personal experience as motivational in writing, but also reveals that interest, imagination, and other writers often play a motivational role for an author.

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