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    The art of X-ray reading : how the secrets of 25 great works of literature will improve your writing / Roy Peter Clark.
    by Clark, Roy Peter, author.
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  • English language -- Rhetoric.
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  • Literature -- History and criticism.
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  • Reading comprehension.
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  • Fiction -- Technique.
  • ISBN: 
    9780316282178
    0316282170
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    viii, 326 pages ; 22 cm
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    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: Where writers learn their best moves -- X-raying Gatsby: power of the parts -- X-raying Lolita: words at play -- X-raying Hemingway and Didion: words left out -- X-raying James Joyce: language as sacrament -- X-raying Sylvia Plath: jolt of insight -- X-raying Flannery O'Connor: dragon's teeth -- X-raying "The lottery": piling stones -- X-raying Madame Bovary: signs of inner life -- X-raying Miss Lonelyhearts and A visit from the Goon Squad: texts within texts -- X-raying King Lear and The grapes of wrath: tests of character -- X-raying Gabriel García Márquez: making it strange -- X-raying Homer, Virgil, Roth- and Hitchcock: zooming in -- X-raying Chaucer: pointing the way -- X-raying Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: careless wish -- X-raying Macbeth: ends of things -- X-raying Shakespeare's sonnets: shaking the form -- X-raying Moby-Dick: three little words -- X-raying W.B. Yeats: sacred center -- X-raying Zora Neale Hurston: words on fire -- X-raying Harper Lee: weight of the wait -- X-raying M.F.K. Fisher: cooking a story -- X-raying Hiroshima: stopped clock -- X-raying Rachel Carson and Laura Hillenbrand: sea inside us -- X-raying Toni Morrison: repetitious variation -- X-raying Charles Dickens and Donna Tartt: echo of text -- Great sentences from famous authors: an exercise in X-ray reading -- Twelve steps to get started as an X-ray reader.
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