Write Like Hemingway

Following the paper’s style guide, with rules like “Use short sentences,” and approximately 100 more similarly exacting ones, Hemingway learned how to write, and carried these lessons of narrative economy with him for the rest of his ...

Author: Ed Gleason

Publisher: Cider Mill Press

ISBN: 9781604338874

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

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An examination of how The Kansas City Star’s style guide shaped Hemingway’s unmistakable writing style. Acclaimed for his lean, succinct prose, Write Like Hemingway connects the dots between Ernest Hemingway’s earliest writing job and his most memorable fiction. After graduating high school, and before heading to Italy to drive an ambulance during World War I, “Papa” spent about 6 months over the course of 1917 and 1918 writing police reports for The Kansas City Star. Following the paper’s style guide, with rules like “Use short sentences,” and approximately 100 more similarly exacting ones, Hemingway learned how to write, and carried these lessons of narrative economy with him for the rest of his life.

Write Like Hemingway

The bad news is: You have to learn to write. The good news is: Learning to write just became easier. In this book, writers learn to write like they were born that way from one of America’s greatest literary geniuses—Ernest Hemingway.

Author: R. Andrew Wilson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440514159

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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The bad news is: You have to learn to write. The good news is: Learning to write just became easier. In this book, writers learn to write like they were born that way from one of America’s greatest literary geniuses—Ernest Hemingway. Noted writing teacher Dr. R. Andrew Wilson calls writers to an adventure in writing Hemingway himself would love. Along the way they discover what really makes him a Great Writer, and how they can apply those lessons in voice, character, setting, and more to enhance their own writing. Whether agonizing over style, perfecting prose, or puzzling out plot, student writers find the answers they need to write their own masterworks. They’ll also benefit from Papa’s advice to beginning writers, comments on the work of other great authors, and daily writing habits. In this enlightening and informative book, writers find the mentor they need to master the art of writing.

Write Like the Masters

You'll discover: • Herman Melville's secrets for creating characters as memorable as Captain Ahab • How to master point of view with techniques from Fyodor Dostoevesky • Ways to pick up the pace by keeping your sentences lean like ...

Author: William Cane

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599633695

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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Want To Find Your Voice? Learn from the Best. Time and time again you've been told to find your own unique writing style, as if it were as simple as pulling it out of thin air. But finding your voice isn't easy, so where better to look than to the greatest writers of our time? Write Like the Masters analyzes the writing styles of twenty-one great novelists, including Charles Dickens, Edith Wharton, Franz Kafka, Flannery O'Connor, and Ray Bradbury. This fascinating and insightful guide shows you how to imitate the masters of literature and, in the process, learn advanced writing secrets to fire up your own work. You'll discover: • Herman Melville's secrets for creating characters as memorable as Captain Ahab • How to master point of view with techniques from Fyodor Dostoevesky • Ways to pick up the pace by keeping your sentences lean like Ernest Hemingway • The importance of sensual details from James Bond creator Ian Fleming • How to add suspense to your story by following the lead of the master of horror, Stephen King Whether you're working on a unique voice for your next novel or you're a composition student toying with different styles, this guide will help you gain insight into the work of the masters through the rhetorical technique of imitation. Filled with practical, easy-to-apply advice, Write Like the Masters is your key to understanding and using the proven techniques of history's greatest authors.

Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway later claimed that he taught Gellhorn how to write—an apparent untruth, ... starting in the 1930s, to avoid writing like Hemingway.

Author: James M. Hutchisson

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271079547

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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To many, the life of Ernest Hemingway has taken on mythic proportions. From his romantic entanglements to his legendary bravado, the elements of Papa’s persona have fascinated readers, turning Hemingway into such an outsized figure that it is almost impossible to imagine him as a real person. James Hutchisson’s biography reclaims Hemingway from the sensationalism, revealing the life of a man who was often bookish and introverted, an outdoor enthusiast who revered the natural world, and a generous spirit with an enviable work ethic. This is an examination of the writer through a new lens—one that more accurately captures Hemingway’s virtues as well as his flaws. Hutchisson situates Hemingway’s life and art in the defining contexts of the women he loved and lost, the places he held dear, and the specter of mental illness that haunted his family. This balanced portrait examines for the first time in full detail the legendary writer’s complex medical history and his struggle against clinical depression. The first major biography of Hemingway in over twenty years, this monumental achievement provides readers with a fresh, comprehensive look at one of the most acclaimed authors of the twentieth century.

Fiction Writing Master Class

WRITE. LIKE. Ernest. Hemingway. Despite his reputation as the most imitated author of our time, not everyone wants to write like Hemingway.

Author: William Cane

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599639994

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 282

View: 967


Want to find your voice? Learn from the best! In your development as a writer, you've likely been told to develop your own unique writing style, as if it were as simple as pulling it out of thin air. But finding your voice isn't easy--it requires time, practice, and a thorough understanding of how great fiction is written. Fiction Writing Master Class analyzes the writing styles of twenty-one superior novelists including Charles Dickens, Edith Wharton, Franz Kafka, Flannery O'Connor, Ray Bradbury, and many others. This fascinating and insightful guide mines the writing secrets of these exceptional authors and shows you how to use them to develop a writing style that stands out in a crowd. You'll discover how to: • Create characters as memorable as Herman Melville's Captain Ahab • Master point of view with techniques from Fyodor Dostoevsky • Pick up the pace by keeping your sentences lean like Ernest Hemingway • Incorporate sensual details like James Bond creator Ian Fleming • Add suspense to your story by following the lead of horror master Stephen King And that's not all, Fiction Writing Master Class is your key to understanding and implementing the proven techniques of history's greatest authors, taking your writing to a whole new level of excellence in the process.

The Hemingway Hoax

People hear about this place and see if they can find one like the master used, whoever the master ... “But youdon't write like Hemingway for noIowaReview.

Author: Joe Haldeman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575111585

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The hoax proposed to John Baird by a two-bit con man in a seedy Key West bar was shady but potentially profitable. With little left to lose, the struggling, middle-aged Hemingway scholar agreed to forge a manuscript and pass it off as Papa's lost masterpiece. But Baird never realized his actions would shatter the history of his own Earth . . . and others. Now the unsuspecting academic is trapped out of time - propelled through a series of grim parallel worlds - and pursued by an interdimensional hitman with a literary license to kill.

The Fiction of Ernest Hemingway

No wonder then that writer like Hemingway who actually participated in war -- a major factor responsible for modernism in America - should write about the ...

Author: N.G. Meshram

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 8126900776


Page: 152

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The Book Projects Ernest Hemingway As An Artist With A Broader Vision Than He Is Generally Understood. This Vision Highlights The Profound Sympathy For Women And For Those Who Suffer In Indifferent Rather Hostile Society. The Author Has Tried To Attribute That Divine Love To Hemingway S Artistic Vision Often Denoted By The Greek Word Agape. This Make Hemingway Not Only A Great Modernist Artist, But Also A Sage Speaking For The Entire Humanity.That Hemingway Has Obsessively Dealt With Such Violent Themes, As War, Is True. It Is Nonetheless True That By Doing So He Has Exposed The Futility And Destructiveness Associated With It. The Hemingway S Hero Is A Defeated Man But Never Crestfallen. He Is Able To Retain His Dignity Even In The Face Of Crisis. His Tragedy Is The Result Of Love, Which For Him Is An Alternate God, And Ultimately Of Labor, Which He Puts In As A Matter Of Profound Faith. The Book Demonstrates This Effectively, And Should Be A Unique Contribution To The Hemingway Scholarship In India And Abroad.

Master Class in Fiction Writing Techniques from Austen Hemingway and Other Greats

These are the most important lessons any writer can learn--a truly "novel" approach to writing that will enrich, inform, and inspire.

Author: Adam Sexton

Publisher: Spanish Imports - BGR

ISBN: UOM:39015062883544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 228

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the newest wave in productivity. This revolutionary approach is an outcome of lean thinking; however, PLM eliminates waste and efficiency across "all" aspects of a product's life--from design to deployment--not just in its manufacture. By using people, product information, processes, and technology to reduce wasted time, energy, and material across an organization and into the supply chain, PLM "drives the next generation of lean thinking."Now PLM pioneer Michael Grieves offers everyone from Six Sigma and lean practitioners to supply chain managers, product developers, and consultants a proven framework for adopting this information-driven approach. "Product Lifecycle Management" shows you how to greatly enhance your firm's productivity by integrating the efforts of your entire organization.Most companies are seeing the returns of their efforts in lean methods diminishing, as the most fruitful applications have already been addressed. Here, Grieves reveals how PLM gives you an opportunity to make improvements both within and across functional areas in order to increase agility, optimize efficiency, and reduce costs across the board. He gives you the most comprehensive view of PLM available, fully outlining its characteristics, method, and tools and helping you assess your organizational readiness.There's also proven examples from the field, where PLM is being widely adopted by leading companies, including General Motors, General Electric, and Dell, that are widely adopting the approach. You'll see how PLM has saved these companies "billions" in unnecessary costs and shaved as much as "60% off cycle times." With this book you'll learn howto: Develop and implement your PLM strategy to support your corporate objectives Engage all your employees in using information to eliminate waste Enable improved information flow Better organize and utilize your intellectual capital Foster an environment that drives PLM Lean manufacturing can only take your organization so far. To bring your productivity to the next level and save remarkable amounts of time, money, and resources, "Product Lifecycle Management" is your one-stop, hands-on guide to implementing this powerful methodology.

Hemingway and Africa

Baker writes: “Like Hemingway, the writer Harry in the story has been 'obsessed' for years with curiosity about the idea of death” (“Two Hemingway Stories,” ...

Author: Miriam B. Mandel

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 9781571134837

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 398

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New scholarly essays providing a multifaceted approach to the role of Africa in Hemingway's life and work.

Hemingway s Neglected Short Fiction

Topical references in the story date the writing of at least the first draft of "Banal Story" as ... focuses on a writer (much like Hemingway in his middle ...

Author: Susan F. Beegel

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

ISBN: 9780817305864

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 373

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In 1924 Ernest Hemingway published a small book of eighteen vignettes, each little more than one page long, with a small press in Paris. Titled in our time , the volume was later absorbed into Hemingway’s story collection In Our Time . Those vignettes, as Milton Cohen demonstrates in Hemingway’s Laboratory , reveal a range of voices, narrative strategies, and fictional interests more wide-ranging and experimental than any other extant work of Hemingway’s. Further, they provide a vivid view of his earliest tendencies and influences, first manifestations of the style that would become his hallmark, and daring departures into narrative forms that he would forever leave behind.

Ernest Hemingway

I may say, with due respect to Mr. Hemingway, that I was never so sick of a ... Ford Madox Ford has said of this author, 'Hemingway writes like an angel.

Author: Jeffrey Meyers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134723270

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 628

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This set comprises 40 volumes covering nineteenth and twentieth century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995.

Hemingway s Nonfiction

When William Saroyan in his ebullient and impudent 1934 preface to The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze claimed the ability to write like (and ...

Author: Robert O. Stephens

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807837030

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 406

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This study explores Hemingway's newspaper and magazine journalism, his introductions and prefaces to books by others, his program notes on painting and sculpture exhibitions, and his statements in self-edited interviews. In doing so, it throws a new, oblique light on what has usually been regarded as his major work--his short stories and novels. Originally published in 1968. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Ernest Hemingway

critic who wrote about the literature of the 1920s, especially Hemingway's friend F. Scott Fitzgerald. “I just want to say one thing,” he stood up and ...

Author: Mary V. Dearborn

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781101947982

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 752

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory look into the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, considered in his time to be the greatest living American novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. Mary Dearborn's new biography gives the richest and most nuanced portrait to date of this complex, enigmatically unique American artist, whose same uncontrollable demons that inspired and drove him throughout his life undid him at the end, and whose seven novels and six-short story collections informed--and are still informing--fiction writing generations after his death.

Student Companion to Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway's writing owes its terseness in part to his extensive experience with ... Ohio , a 1919 work which like Hemingway's In Our Time is a collection of ...

Author: Lisa Tyler

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313310564

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 187

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Provides background information on the life of Ernest Hemingway and his development as a writer, and includes critical examinations of his major works, his short fiction, and works published posthumously.

The Critics and Hemingway 1924 2014

To “write like Hemingway” has become a kind of gold standard for expository classroom prose (never mind that Hemingway was writing fiction and literary ...

Author: Laurence W. Mazzeno

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 9781571135919


Page: 310

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Traces Hemingway's critical fortunes over the ninety years of his prominence, telling us something about what we value in literature and why scholarly reputations rise and fall.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

Hemingway's centennial year, 1999, saw an incredible outpouring of ... that 50 percent of writers try hard to write like Hemingway and the other 50 percent ...

Author: Jay Parini

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195156539

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 2280

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Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays.

Hemingway s Theaters of Masculinity

Like so many of the discussions with the Old Lady , the tone of this ... and failures of Hemingway's own writing : " It's very hard to write like this ...

Author: Thomas F. Strychacz

Publisher: LSU Press

ISBN: 0807129062

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 284

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Thomas Strychacz challenges the traditional wisdom that Hemingway fashions a quintessentially masculine style that promotes an ideal of stoic, independent manhood, arguing instead that Hemingway's fiction poses masculinity as a theatrical performance.

Fitzgerald and Hemingway

... those who regard Hemingway as a macho writer and expect him to diminish his ... especially in the case of a writer [like Hemingway] who worked through ...

Author: Scott Donaldson

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231519786

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 520

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F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway might have been contemporaries, but our understanding of their work often rests on simple differences. Hemingway wrestled with war, fraternity, and the violence of nature. Fitzgerald satirized money and class and the never-ending pursuit of a material tomorrow. Through the provocative arguments of Scott Donaldson, however, the affinities between these two authors become brilliantly clear. The result is a reorientation of how we read twentieth-century American literature. Known for his penetrating studies of Fitzgerald and Hemingway, Donaldson traces the creative genius of these authors and the surprising overlaps among their works. Fitzgerald and Hemingway both wrote fiction out of their experiences rather than about them. Therefore Donaldson pursues both biography and criticism in these essays, with a deep commitment to close reading. He traces the influence of celebrity culture on the legacies of both writers, matches an analysis of Hemingway's Spanish Civil War writings to a treatment of Fitzgerald's left-leaning tendencies, and contrasts the averted gaze in Hemingway's fiction with the role of possessions in The Great Gatsby. He devotes several essays to four novels, Gatsby, Tender Is the Night, The Sun Also Rises, and A Farewell to Arms, and others to lesser-known short stories. Based on years of research in the Fitzgerald and Hemingway archives and brimming with Donaldson's trademark wit and insight, this irresistible anthology moves the study of American literature in bold new directions.