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The Resource The sound on the page : great writers talk about style and voice in writing, Ben Yagoda

The sound on the page : great writers talk about style and voice in writing, Ben Yagoda

Label
The sound on the page : great writers talk about style and voice in writing
Title
The sound on the page
Title remainder
great writers talk about style and voice in writing
Statement of responsibility
Ben Yagoda
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides advice for writers on developing their writing voice and style, presenting excerpts from interviews with Camille Paglia, Dave Barry, Tobias Wolff, Elmore Leonard, and approximately forty other authors, along with close readings of their works
Cataloging source
OEM
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Yagoda, Ben
Dewey number
820.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English language
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Voice in literature
  • Authorship
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • Authorship
  • English language
  • Voice in literature
Label
The sound on the page : great writers talk about style and voice in writing, Ben Yagoda
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Style from the outside : theory. The history of an idea ; Quotes on style ; Writing, speech, and the middle style ; "Looking for a click in my head" : music and style ; A field guide to styles ; Engendering style ; "Style is the man himself" : style and personality -- pt. 2: Style from the inside : practice. Finding a voice, finding a style ; Progress in works -- What writers talk about when they talk about style ; Blindfold test ; Consistency and change ; Style according to form ; By way of advice
Control code
1094292
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First HarperResource paperback edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780060938222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060938222
  • (OCoLC)61315350
Label
The sound on the page : great writers talk about style and voice in writing, Ben Yagoda
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Style from the outside : theory. The history of an idea ; Quotes on style ; Writing, speech, and the middle style ; "Looking for a click in my head" : music and style ; A field guide to styles ; Engendering style ; "Style is the man himself" : style and personality -- pt. 2: Style from the inside : practice. Finding a voice, finding a style ; Progress in works -- What writers talk about when they talk about style ; Blindfold test ; Consistency and change ; Style according to form ; By way of advice
Control code
1094292
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First HarperResource paperback edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780060938222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060938222
  • (OCoLC)61315350

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