BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO WRITE by Gorham -- Ed. Munson

BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO WRITE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An interesting assemblage of articles and quotations from writers, teachers, critics, poets, this covers the many aspects of the craft and offers practical examples and disciplines. From Trollope's autobiography, Schopenhauer's essay on style, on to Flesch on readibility, Brooks and Warren on tone, Fielding on character, Hoffman on objectivity, Kempton on spontaneity, this includes fiction and non-fiction, writing for children, detective stories, plays, radio, verse, etc. Phyllis Bentley, Dorothy McCleary, S. S. Van Dine, Archer, Rolfe Kumphries, Robert Graves, and others are quoted as they review the mechanics, testing and workmanship involved. A book for use and application and study, offering much of value in classrooms as well as in the home. Third in the

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 1952
Publisher: Hermitage House