The Novelist s Lexicon

Through these personal "passwords," authors articulate the function of language, character, plot, and structure, and, in the process, reveal their relationship with the elements of story.

Author: Le Monde

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231150804

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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At a recent literary conference hosted by Villa Gillet and "Le Monde," organizers asked seventy-seven prominent authors from around the world to choose a word that opens the door to their work. Their crystalline musings, collected here for the first time, offer an extraordinary portrait of writing and reading from the perspective of the artist. Organized alphabetically, the anthology is a pleasurable and instructive book for writers, readers, and anyone seeking an intimate understanding of literature. Through these personal "passwords," authors articulate the function of language, character, plot, and structure, and, in the process, reveal their relationship with the elements of story. Jonathan Lethem discusses the independent life of furniture; A. S. Byatt describes the power of the narrative web; Etgar Keret explains the importance of "balagan," a Hebrew word meaning "total chaos"; Daniel Mendelsohn expounds on the unknowable, or what the author should or should not impart to the reader; Annie Proulx clarifies "terroir," which embodies the complexities of time, place, geography, weather, and climate; and Colum McCann details the benefits of anonymity. Other participants include Rick Moody on adumbrated; Upamanyu Chatterjee on the bildungsroman; Enrique Vila-Matas on discipline; Adam Thirwell on hedonism; Nuruddin Farah on identities; Tariq Ali on laughter; Andre Brink on the heretic; Elif Shafak on the nomad; and PA(c)ter Esterhazy on the power and potential of words, words, words.

The Editor s Lexicon

The Editor's Lexicon decodes, defines, and provides helpful examples of the editorial jargon used in writing workshops, critiques, and online forums to help you make sense of feedback and talk about your craft.

Author: Sarah Cypher

Publisher:

ISBN: 0692952438

Category: Reference

Page: 80

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Become a revision-savvy writer. The Editor's Lexicon decodes, defines, and provides helpful examples of the editorial jargon used in writing workshops, critiques, and online forums to help you make sense of feedback and talk about your craft.

The Lover s Lexicon

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Author: Frederick Greenwood

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 034205967X

Category:

Page: 348

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The Century Dictionary

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language William Dwight Whitney. LIST
OF WRITERS AND AUTHORITIES Besant , Walter ( 1838 - ) . English novelist . W
. Besant Boyle , Charles ( Fourth Earl of Orrery ) ( 1676 - 1731 ) . English author ...

Author: William Dwight Whitney

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112073374339

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Haydn s Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations

... philologist Fr. Ducas , Michael , Byzantine historian Fr , Duchâtel , C. M. T. ,
count , statesman and author Fr. Duchesne , Andrew , a historian Fr. Duclos ,
Charles Pineau , an historian Amer . Duganne , Augustine J. II . , poet , novelist
and ...

Author: Joseph Haydn

Publisher:

ISBN: SRLF:AA0016450033

Category: Chronology, Historical

Page: 1026

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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

The novelists have , for the better spinning out of paraB. Jonson , Case is Altered
, v . 4 . Bp . Earle , Micro - cosmographie , An Antiquary . graphs , and working
down to the end of their columns , a 6. In patent law , the quality of being subYou
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Author: William Dwight Whitney

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HN6N87

Category: Biography

Page:

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The Literary World

Translated and abridged in prose and verse by Lippincott ' s Biographical
Dictionary . A New ... A Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biogra* * This book
has long been out of print , and scarce . ... Scott ' s Lives of Eminent Novelists . 78
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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015053671056

Category: Literature

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A Dictionary of General Biography

To the same period belong however , on the very day on which the piece the set
for Roscoe's ' Novelist's Library . ' These had its final rehearsal , disappointed him
. Died were followed by the powerful and sensational about 1704 . plates for ...

Author: William Leist Readwin Cates

Publisher:

ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU60696648

Category: Biography

Page: 1483

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The World s Progress a Dictionary of Dates

Arnim, L. A. von, poet and novelist --- - - . 1781 Ital. Arnold, of Brescia, a learned
monk—disciple of Abelard - Eng. , Thos., D. D., theologian, historian and
philologist . . . 1795 Amer. —, Benedict, major general—the traitor to his country -
Gr.

Author: George Palmer Putnam

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B288491

Category: Chronology, Historical

Page: 716

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This Side of Brightness

See McCann , ' Anonymity'in Villa Gillet / Le Monde , ed . , The Novelist's Lexicon
: Writers on Words that Define Their Work ( New York : Columbia University Press
, 2008 ) , pp . 4-5 . For Petit's own evocation of his aims in walking between the ...

Author: Susan Cahill

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: UCBK:C110082549

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 183

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Colum McCann is one of the most important Irish writers in contemporary literary fiction. His work has been critically acclaimed across the globe for its artistic achievement, its thematic range and its ethical force. This Side of Brightness: Essays on the Fiction of Colum McCann is the first collection of scholarly essays to deal with McCann's oeuvre, drawing on the pioneering critical work of some of the leading figures in Irish literary studies. Touching on a host of central themes in McCann's writing - emigration, race, performance, poverty, travel, nationality and globalization - the volume covers each of McCann's publications and includes a substantial interview with the author. The book is an invaluable resource for current and future scholars of the Irish novel.

Dictionary of English Literature

Scott , Michael , novelist ( b . 1789 , d . 1835 ) , says Palgrave , “ have naturally
overshadowed his wrote Tom Cringle's Log and The Cruise of the fame as a poet
; they are more singularly and Midge . See CRINGLE's LOG , Tom . strikingly ...

Author: William Davenport Adams

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z279071205

Category: Authors, English

Page: 708

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Biographical Dictionary

... he tion , sufficient skill in the higher branch of the art took his degrees in
medicine at Oxford ; where to obtain considerable employment . He was first also
he stood candidate for the botanical proengaged for The Novelist's Magazine , '
where ...

Author: Thompson Cooper

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X004729817

Category: Biography

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The Century Dictionary The Century dictionary

English novelist . W. C. Russel ! Richardson , Robert ( about 1820 ) . English
physician and traveler . R. Richardson Russell , William Howard ( 1821 - ) .
British journalist and author . W. H. Russell Richardson , Samuel ( 1689 - 1761 ) .
English ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112069827696

Category: Atlases

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The Century Dictionary The Century dictionary

English novelist . W. C. Russell Richardson , Robert ( about 1820 ) . English
physician and traveler . R. Richardson Russell , William Howard ( 1821 - ) .
British journalist and author . W. II . Russell Richardson , Samuel ( 1689–1761 ) .
English ...

Author: William Dwight Whitney

Publisher:

ISBN: NLI:3005193-80

Category: Atlases

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