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The Previously Undiscovered Manuscript Of Tales Of Long Rifle

The Previously Undiscovered Manuscript Of Tales Of Long Rifle

by Ed Buhrer
     
 

About a hundred years ago, Mark Twain wrote, "There are nineteen rules governing literary art in the domain of romantic fiction-some say twenty-two. In Deerslayer, Cooper violated eighteen of them." Ed Buhrer disagrees. If romantic literature has nineteen rules to be followed, he asserts that Cooper violated twenty-five of them. In this parody, all of Cooper's

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About a hundred years ago, Mark Twain wrote, "There are nineteen rules governing literary art in the domain of romantic fiction-some say twenty-two. In Deerslayer, Cooper violated eighteen of them." Ed Buhrer disagrees. If romantic literature has nineteen rules to be followed, he asserts that Cooper violated twenty-five of them. In this parody, all of Cooper's flaws-inconsistency, inaccuracy, misused vocabulary, and improbability-have been replicated (or, as Cooper may have written, reprodlicated). As Twain himself said, "The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is the difference between the lightning and the lightning-bug."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606108161
Publisher:
Publish America
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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