Writers Quotation Book

Writers Quotation Book

by James Charlton
     
 

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The only thing more satisfying to a writer than quoting from someone else's work is quoting from his or her own! From the ancient Greeks and Romans to the musings of contemporary authors like Norman Mailer, Fran Liebowitz, and Elmore Leonard, this collection samples hundreds of the world's most gifted writers on a number of subjects close to their hearts: the… See more details below

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The only thing more satisfying to a writer than quoting from someone else's work is quoting from his or her own! From the ancient Greeks and Romans to the musings of contemporary authors like Norman Mailer, Fran Liebowitz, and Elmore Leonard, this collection samples hundreds of the world's most gifted writers on a number of subjects close to their hearts: the rapture and misery of writing; the difference between journalism and literature; the role of critics and editors; the joy of owning books; writer's block, plagiarism, and other writer's concerns. Includes quotes from writers as diverse as Cicero, Mark Twain, and Toni Morrison. Black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760715192
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
06/07/1999
Pages:
142

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