Writing fiction and poetry : essays by twelve North Carolina writers /

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Imprint:Raleigh, N.C. : Boson Books, ©1995.
Description:1 online resource (170 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Fiction -- Technique.
Fiction -- Authorship.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Technique.
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Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11115166
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Varying Form of Title:Essays by twelve North Carolina writers
Other authors / contributors:Sullivan, Sally.
ISBN:1886420084
9781886420083
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:"Our meddling intellect misshapes the beauteous forms of things; we murder to dissect," Wordsworth cautioned at the dawning of a new age of science and technology. It is a caution that, in addition to applying to the study of art and nature, might also apply to our investigation of the creative process, which has engaged the meddling minds of many. ... the process involved in literary creation, in particular, has fascinated many ordinary people, as well as a great many psychologists and philosophers, from Plato on ... The variety of approach and style in Writing Fiction and Poetry extends.
Other form:Print version: Writing fiction and poetry. Raleigh, N.C. : Boson Books, ©1995 1886420084
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Preliminaries; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; "Re-visioning" by Fred Chappell; "A Single Line" by Elizabeth Cox; "Willing to Wait: A Writer at Work" by Candace Flynt; "Departures: A Story of Re-visioning" by Jill McCorkle; "Snakes, Drunks, and Meteors: Writing Beyond the Romantic Illusion" by Tim McLaurin; "Levitation" by Robert Watson; "Permanent Enchantment" by Betty Adcock; "The Knowledge and Act of Poetry" by James Applewhite; "The Wind Passing Through" by Kathryn Stripling Byer; "Who Knows" by Michael McFee; "Pinning the Bright Syllables" by Heather Ross Miller.