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Essays in the Art of Writing

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Essays in the Art of Writing by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1905. Gives advice in several subjects, from inspiration and direction to the technical methods of writing. He explains the basic tools of word choice, rhythm in verse and prose, plotting, and style, with a discussion of the morality of writing--the potential for good that literature has, and the responsibility of the writer to wisely use that power. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a... More > man playing spillikins."< Less
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ISBN
9781300349013
Edition
2013
Published
March 16, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
93.22 KB

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