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Don T Think

Author : Richard Burgin
ISBN : 9781421419718
Genre : Fiction
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A dazzling collection of short stories from renowned writer Richard Burgin. Five-time Pushcart Prize winner Richard Burgin’s stories have been praised by the New York Times Book Review as “eerily funny, dexterous, and too haunting to be easily forgotten,” with “characters of such variety that no generalizations about them can apply.” In Don’t Think, his ninth collection of short fiction, Burgin offers us his most daring and imaginatively varied work to date. The stories explore universal themes of love, family, and time, examining relationships and memory—both often troubled, fragmented, and pieced back together only when shared between characters. 7v6 In the title story, written in propulsive, musical prose, a divorced father struggles to cling to reality through his searing love for his highly imaginative son, who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. In “Of Course He Wanted to Be Remembered,” two young women meet to commemorate the death of a former college professor with whom they were both unusually close—though in very different ways. In “V.I.N.,” a charismatic drug dealer tries to gain control of a bizarre cult devoted to rethinking life’s meaning in relation to infinite time, while in “The Intruder,” an elderly art dealer befriends a homeless young woman who has been sleeping in his basement. Together, the nine stories in Don’t Think illuminate the astonishing fact of existence itself while justifying the Philadelphia Inquirer’s assessment that Burgin is one of America’s most distinctive storytellers.

What Women Know What Men Believe

Author : Wyatt Prunty
ISBN : 0801833280
Genre : Fiction
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Poems deal with the past, parenthood, mortality, nature, loneliness, violence, beauty, neighbors, and sleep

Writing Fiction And Poetry

Author : Sally Sullivan
ISBN : 9781886420083
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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""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 also to gender and experience. The book contains essays and interviews of 12 internationally-known North Carolina writers. For an author bio and photo, reviews, and a reading sample, visit

So The Story Goes

Author : John T. Irwin
ISBN : 0801881781
Genre : Fiction
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A superlative anthology of short fiction presents the best examples of the genre from the twenty-five years of the series, with contributions from Robley Wilson, Frances Sherwood, Jean McGarry, Judith Grossman, Stephen Dixon, Guy Davenport, Avery Chenoweth, Steve Barthelme, and other writers. Simultaneous.

Writer S Market 2020

Author : Robert Lee Brewer
ISBN : 9780593188194
Genre : Reference
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The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published! Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2020 guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents—as well as new playwriting and screenwriting sections. These listings feature contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Beyond the listings, you'll find articles devoted to the business and promotion of writing. Discover 20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing, how to develop an author brand, and overlooked funds for writers. This edition also includes the ever-popular pay-rate chart and book publisher subject index! You also gain access to: • Lists of professional writing organizations • Sample query letters • How to land a six-figure book deal

Dream Date

Author : Jean McGarry
ISBN : 0801869374
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of stories about men-women relationships highlights themes of the surreal and unconscious desires or fears that shape them, from "Moon, June," in which women from different social classes find they are sharing more than hand-me-downs, to "Paris," in which a woman seeks her wayward husband and finds his mistress instead. Original.

Writer S Market 100th Edition

Author : Robert Lee Brewer
ISBN : 9780593332047
Genre : Reference
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The most trusted guide to getting published, fully revised and updated Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market, 100th edition guide you through the process. It's the ultimate reference with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents—as well as new playwriting and screenwriting sections, along with contact and submission information. Beyond the listings, you'll find articles devoted to the business and promotion of writing. Discover 20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing, how to develop an author brand, and overlooked funds for writers. This 100th edition also includes the ever-popular pay-rate chart and book publisher subject index. You'll gain access to: • Thousands of updated listings for book publishers, magazines, contests, and literary agents • Articles devoted to the business and promotion of writing • A newly revised "How Much Should I Charge?" pay rate chart • Sample query letters for fiction and nonfiction • Lists of professional writing organizations

Poets Writers

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Genre : Authors, American
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The Johns Hopkins Guide To Digital Media

Author : Marie-Laure Ryan
ISBN : 9781421412238
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first systematic, comprehensive reference covering the ideas, genres, and concepts behind digital media. The study of what is collectively labeled “New Media”—the cultural and artistic practices made possible by digital technology—has become one of the most vibrant areas of scholarly activity and is rapidly turning into an established academic field, with many universities now offering it as a major. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media is the first comprehensive reference work to which teachers, students, and the curious can quickly turn for reliable information on the key terms and concepts of the field. The contributors present entries on nearly 150 ideas, genres, and theoretical concepts that have allowed digital media to produce some of the most innovative intellectual, artistic, and social practices of our time. The result is an easy-to-consult reference for digital media scholars or anyone wishing to become familiar with this fast-developing field.

The Richard Peabody Reader

Author : Richard Peabody
ISBN : 9780984832989
Genre : Literary Collections
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Filling an important gap in the literary world, The Richard Peabody Reader is a wide-ranging selection of this great writer's poetry and prose. As a publisher, Peabody's steadfast dedication to that which is new, challenging, innovative, and dynamic has won him a wide reputation among writers whose work he has championed. This volume demonstrates those same values, embodied in nearly four decades of fiercely smart, sophisticated, and often very funny writing. From his first collection of poems, I'm in Love with the Morton Salt Girl, to his most recent collection of short stories, Blue Suburban Skies, Peabody has established and developed a thoroughly unique voice, both warm and piercing, to deliver content that ranges from the hilarious, as in the short story "Flea Wars," to the bittersweet, as in the poem "The Other Man is Always French," to the elegiac, as in the poem in "Civil War Pieta," to the absurd, as in the rollicking farce of the short story, "Bad Day at Ikea." Peabody's aesthetic is all-embracing—strands of punk, beat, experimental, feminist, and political protest literary influences blend with the purely romantic to create a body of work that is both profound and pleasing.

A Romantic View Of Poetry

Author : Joseph Warren Beach
ISBN : 9780816659562
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Romantic View of Poetry was first published in 1944. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Poetry is of the very essence of living. In this belief Joseph Warren Beach discusses the ways in which poet and reader create and live "a being more intense" and thereby fulfill the function of poetry. "Wherever there is life," says Beach, "there poetry is present potentially and in its rudiments . . . and poetry, as I conceive it, is the sovereign means we have of realizing the satisfaction which we take in living." Against the background of the Romantic School, he develops a pattern for the understanding of poetry that applies to all schools and to all readers. Poetry of realization and release cannot be circumscribed. Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats, and Shelley stand here as examples of the poetic artist. And every person who responds to the work of the poet shares with him the imaginative stimulus of poetic creation. A Romantic View of Poetry consists of a series of lectures delivered by Mr. Beach at the Johns Hopkins University in 1941 on the Percy Turnball Memorial Foundation.

Johns Hopkins University College Prowler Off The Record

Author : Christina Pommer
ISBN : 1596580704
Genre : Education
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Provides a look at Johns Hopkins University from the students' viewpoint.

Johns Hopkins University 2012

Author : Stephen Schatzman
ISBN : 9781427498557
Genre : Reference
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Great World Writers

Author : Patrick M. O'Neil
ISBN : 0761474757
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This nicely illustrated reference for junior high and high school students offers 20-page profiles of 93 of the world's most influential writers of the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, each profile provides facts about the writer's life and works as well as a commentary on his or her significance, discussion of political and social events that occurred during his or her lifetime, a reader's guide to major works, and events, beliefs or traditions that inspired the writer's works.

Airs Of Providence

Author : Jean McGarry
ISBN : UCSC:32106011228597
Genre : Fiction
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The author of "The Courage of Girls" and "Home at Last" now presents a collection of poetry and fiction: "Airs of Providence".

Gertrude Stein Ultimate Collection Novels Short Stories Poetry Plays Memoirs Essays

Author : Gertrude Stein
ISBN : 9788026867906
Genre : Fiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: "GERTRUDE STEIN Ultimate Collection: Novels, Short Stories, Poetry, Plays, Memoirs & Essays” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction A Message from Gertrude Stein Novels Three Lives The Making of Americans Poems, Stories & Plays Tender Buttons Objects Food Rooms Matisse, Picasso and Gertrude Stein A Long Gay Book Many Many Women G.M.P. Geography and Plays Susie Asado Ada Miss Furr and Miss Skeene A Collection France Americans Italians A Sweet Tail The History of Belmonte In the Grass England Mallorcan Stories Scenes The King or Something Publishers, the Portrait Gallery, and the Manuscripts of the British Museum Roche Braque Portrait of Prince B. D. Mrs. Whitehead Portrait of Constance Fletcher A Poem about Walberg Johnny Grey A Portrait of F. B. Sacred Emily IIIIIIIIII One (Van Vechten) One (Harry Phelan Gibb) A Curtain Raiser Ladies Voices What Happened White Wines Do Let Us Go Away For the Country Entirely Turkey Bones and Eating and We Liked It Every Afternoon Captain Walter Arnold Please Do Not Suffer He Said It Counting Her Dresses I Like It to Be a Play Not Sightly Bonne Annee Mexico A Family of Perhaps Three Advertisements Pink Melon Joy If You Had Three Husbands Work Again Tourty or Tourtebattre Next Land of Nations Accents in Alsace The Psychology of Nations or What Are You Looking At Four Saints in Three Acts Memoirs The Winner Loses The Americans are Coming Reflections on the Atom Bomb Biographies The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Picasso Portraits of Painters Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector, best known for Three Lives, The Making of Americans and Tender Buttons. Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. Picasso and Cubism were an important influence on Stein's writing. Her works are compared to James Joyce's Ulysses and to Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.

The Old And The Lost

Author : Glenn Blake
ISBN : 9781421421032
Genre : Fiction
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The most complete collection of Glenn Blake’s luminous short fiction published to date. “I was born in a land of bayous, raised between rivers,” Glenn Blake writes. “There is a place in Southeast Texas where two rivers meet and become one. There is a long bridge over these waters, and as you drive across, you can look to the south and see where the Old River and the Lost River become the Old and the Lost. You can look out as far as you can see and watch this wide water become the bay.” These fourteen stories are set in the swamps, bayous, and sloughs of Southeast Texas, a region that is subsiding—sinking inches every year. The characters who inhabit Blake’s haunting landscape—awash in their own worlds, adrift in their own lives—struggle to salvage what they can of their hopes and dreams from the encroaching tides.

Poet S Market 1992

Author : Judson Jerome
ISBN : 0898794757
Genre : Authorship
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In each of the 1,700 listings in Poet's Market, poet/author Judson Jerome meets the special needs of poets by providing detailed analysis of the markets. Jerome also answers the most asked questions about how to get published and offers advice and inspiration to poets.

The Unimagined In The English Renaissance

Author : Andrew Mattison
ISBN : 9781611475975
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is about description and image in Renaissance poetry, but focuses not on descriptions that present a vivid image to the reader's mind but on those that seem to avoid doing so. Against the ancient and still active tradition that poetry is painting in words, it argues that poetry is most poetic when its goals are not visual.

Eighteenth Century Poetry And The Rise Of The Novel Reconsidered

Author : Kate Parker
ISBN : 9781611484847
Genre : Literary Collections
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Bringing together work by distinguished and younger scholars, Eighteenth-Century Poetry and the Rise of the Novel Reconsidered takes seriously the connections between poetry and novels in the period between Andrew Marvell’s Upon Appleton House and Amelia Opie’s Romanic-era novels.

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