Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose

Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

Francine Prose

273 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

nonfiction reference challenging informative reflective slow-paced

Description

Francine Prose takes your students on a guided tour of the tools and the tricks of the masters--Dostoevsky, Flaubert, Kafka, Austen, Joyce, Woolf, Chekhov--and discovers why these writers endure. Throughout READING LIKE A WRITER, she cautions stud...

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Moods

informative 100%
inspiring 48%
reflective 40%
challenging 13%
hopeful 6%
emotional 2%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

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slow 46%
fast 4%

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