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The Writer and Religion
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: William H. Gass, Lorin Cuoco, William Gaddis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: SIU Press

“Every significant religious system stands upon a sacred text. This text is indeed its temple. Inside, its heroes and their history are enshrined. Although leaders of varying degrees of divinity are always involved in the creation of a new sect, they usually have short lives, often come to bad ends,
Genre And The Invention Of The Writer
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Anis Bawarshi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-01 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

In a focused and compelling discussion, Anis Bawarshi looks to genre theory for what it can contribute to a refined understanding of invention. In describing what he calls "the genre function," he explores what is at stake for the study and teaching of writing to imagine invention as a way
Seven Steps on the Writer's Path
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nancy Pickard, Lynn Lott
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

The blank page, the impossible deadline, the rush of inspiration: There is no profession more maddening or more rewarding than being a writer. Yet surprisingly, all writers pass through the same sequence of stages in the course of their careers. It was this remarkable insight that inspired veteran authors Nancy
Gender and the Writer's Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Mary Suzanne Schriber
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-13 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The concept of woman as having a distinctive nature and requiring a separate sphere of activity from that of man was pervasive in the thinking of nineteenth- century Americans. So dominant was this "horizon of expectations" for woman that the imaginations of our finest novelists were often subverted, even as
Hemingway, the Writer as Artist
Language: en
Pages: 438
Authors: Carlos Baker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972-11-21 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Critically evaluates Hemingway's published workings, including Islands in the Stream, and provides a narrative on his literary life