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The Resource Thrill me : essays on fiction, Benjamin Percy

Thrill me : essays on fiction, Benjamin Percy

Label
Thrill me : essays on fiction
Title
Thrill me
Title remainder
essays on fiction
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Percy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
In his first nonfiction book, the best-selling author of The Dead Lands challenges the notion that literary and genre fiction are somehow mutually exclusive through 15 essays on the craft of fiction that look to disparate sources such as Jaws, Blood Meridian and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Tone
Writing style
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10535196
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Percy, Benjamin
Dewey number
808.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Creative writing
  • Fiction
  • Creative writing
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
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essays on fiction
Label
Thrill me : essays on fiction, Benjamin Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"In fifteen essays that challenge the notion that literary and genre fiction are mutually exclusive, the author turns to Cormac McCarthy, Ursula K. Le Guin, Stephen King, and others to discover how contemporary writers engage plot, character, dialogue, and suspense"--Page [4] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sounds like writing
  • Move mountains: activating setting
  • Feckless pondering
  • Get a job
  • Consider the orange: meaningful repetition
  • Home improvement: revision as renovation
  • Go the distance
  • Thrill me
  • Urgency
  • Set pieces: staging the iconic scene
  • There will be blood: writing violence
  • Making the extraordinary ordinary
  • Designing suspense
  • Don't look back
  • Modulation: the art of reversal
Control code
ocn931005540
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781555977597
Lccn
2016931536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)931005540
Label
Thrill me : essays on fiction, Benjamin Percy
Publication
Copyright
Note
"In fifteen essays that challenge the notion that literary and genre fiction are mutually exclusive, the author turns to Cormac McCarthy, Ursula K. Le Guin, Stephen King, and others to discover how contemporary writers engage plot, character, dialogue, and suspense"--Page [4] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sounds like writing
  • Move mountains: activating setting
  • Feckless pondering
  • Get a job
  • Consider the orange: meaningful repetition
  • Home improvement: revision as renovation
  • Go the distance
  • Thrill me
  • Urgency
  • Set pieces: staging the iconic scene
  • There will be blood: writing violence
  • Making the extraordinary ordinary
  • Designing suspense
  • Don't look back
  • Modulation: the art of reversal
Control code
ocn931005540
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781555977597
Lccn
2016931536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)931005540

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