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The writer's voice

Author: A Alvarez
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What makes good writing good? In his book, Al Alvarez argues that it is the development of the voice - voice as distinct from style - that makes a writer great. A poet as well as a critic, Alvarez approaches his subject both as an informed observer and an insider.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Alvarez
ISBN: 0747579318 9780747579311
OCLC Number: 62891868
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Finding a Voice --
Listening --
The Cult of Personality and the Myth of the Artist.
Responsibility: Al Alvarez.

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Talks about the art of writing from one of the most popular critics of our time.  Read more...

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'Eloquent essays, rich in anecdote, from the hand of a true and lifelong servant of poetry' J.M. Coetzee 'An impressive performance by a poet who allows nothing to come between him and the Read more...

 
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