The sixth edition of Three Genres: The Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama has been revised to include more complete stories; one third more poems; and three new, complete plays.
Author: Stephen Minot
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Creative writing
This unique introduction to writing addresses the dynamics of the creative process, analyzes each genre, and encourages writers to find their own voice. Presents the specific skills of writing poetry, fiction, and drama in separate sections as well as complete poems, short stories, and plays written by contemporary authors and poets It includes a chapter on figurative language, symbol, and theme as well as one on the techniques of comedy and comedy relief. Presents a wide variety of poems, a description of formalism, and specific techniques and approaches. Contains a glossary explaining literary terms in clear language. Provides practical advice on submitting materials for publication as well as resources for writers listing publications. The sixth edition of Three Genres: The Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama has been revised to include more complete stories; one third more poems; and three new, complete plays. Includes a new chapter on "Liberating the Imagination" to encourage innovation. There are also 61 new terms in the glossary. A valuable resource for any reader who wishes to develop his creative writing skills and his voice as a writer.