The College Handbook of Creative Writing / Edition 3

The College Handbook of Creative Writing / Edition 3

by Robert DeMaria, DeMaria
     
 

The College Handbook of Creative Writing is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covreing fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone, style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds. There are also useful chapters on The Performance

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The College Handbook of Creative Writing is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covreing fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone, style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds. There are also useful chapters on The Performance Factor, Fundamentals of Writing, and Writing as a Career, which includes sample listings of jobs for writers. Contemporary and classic selections serve to illustrate discussions and act as models to promote the writing process, and are followed by exercises and writing suggestions at the end of each chapter. A glossary of literary terms and a bibliography complete this concise textbook, resulting in a design that allows for a maximum of information in a portable little book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155053014
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/27/1997
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
4.93(w) x 7.04(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theme. 2. Setting. 3. Characters. 4. Plot. 5. Point of View. 6. Tone and Style. 7. Description. 8. Dialogue. 9. Thoughts. 10. Time. 11. Images and Sounds. 12. The Performance Factor: Plays and Film Scripts. 13. Fundamentals of Writing. 14. Writing as a Career.

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