How to Write Like Tolstoy

Written By Richard Cohen
How to Write Like Tolstoy
  • Publsiher : Oneworld Publications
  • Release : 01 September 2016
  • ISBN : 1786070227
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled How to Write Like Tolstoy written by Richard Cohen which was release on 01 September 2016, this book published by Oneworld Publications. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: For anyone who has ever identified with a character from fiction, been seduced by a first sentence or been profoundly moved by a story’s end, How to Write Like Tolstoy is a wonderful and illuminating journey into the minds and imaginations of the world’s greatest writers. What made Nabokov choose the name Lolita? Why did Fitzgerald tell The Great Gatsby in the first person? How did Kerouac, who raged against revision, finally come to revise On the Road? Why did Martin Amis give up on writing about sex? Veteran editor Richard Cohen draws on a vast and eclectic reservoir of knowledge to reveal what makes good prose soar. From plot and character development to dialogue and point of view, the motivations, obsessions, tricks and talents of a host of great novelists are brought to the fore, their published works mined and private beliefs unearthed. There’s the nature of originality as plagiarism is discussed, and a weighing of the odds when trying to write about physical intimacies. And how to begin…Or end? From first page to last, How to Write Like Tolstoy is a unique exploration of the act and art of writing, one which enriches our experience of reading both the

How to Write Like Tolstoy

How to Write Like Tolstoy
  • Author : Richard Cohen
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : For anyone who has ever identified with a character from fiction, been seduced by a first sentence or been profoundly moved by a story’s end, How to Write Like Tolstoy is a wonderful and illuminating journey into the minds and imaginations of the world’s greatest writers. What made ...

Anna Karenina 1

Anna Karenina 1
  • Author : Leo Tolstoi
  • Publisher : Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia
  • Release Date : 2016-11-21
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : “Keluarga bahagia mirip satu dengan lainnya, keluarga tak bahagia tidak bahagia dengan jalannya sendiri-sendiri.” Novel Anna Karenina adalah kisah tentang tiga keluarga, salah satunya keluarga Karenin. Anna, istri Karenin, menyeleweng dengan seorang opsir muda yang mengaguminya, Aleksei Vronskii, dan akhirnya memutuskan tali perkawinan. Bagi Anna, penyelewengan itu merupakan petaka yang ...

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Revolution and Non Violence in Tolstoy  Gandhi  and Mandela
  • Author : Imraan Coovadia
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-20
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : The dangers of political violence and the possibilities of non-violence were the central themes of three lives which changed the twentieth century - Leo Tolstoy, writer and aristocrat who turned against his class, Mohandas Gandhi who corresponded with Tolstoy and considered him the mostimportant person of the time, and Nelson ...

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy
  • Author : John Bayley
  • Publisher : Writers and Their Work (Paperb
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 67
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : Leo Tolstoy's writing remains as lively, as fascinating, and as absorbing as ever and continues to have a profound influence on imaginative writing. This original and elegant study serves as an introduction to Tolstoy, concentrating on his 2 best novels....

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So Far  So Good
  • Author : Edwin Seaver
  • Publisher : Lawrence Hill Books
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : The author shares reminiscences of his parents, his childhood, and his experiences during a long career in the publishing industry...

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Leo Tolstoy s War and Peace
  • Author : Sir William Golding,Sterling Professor of Humanities Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : A collection of seven critical essays discussing Tolstoy's novel, arranged in chronological order of their original publication....

Leo Tolstoy and Our Time

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Total pages : 171
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Bayo Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 193
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1958
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : V.1-12 Micropaedia: Ready reference -- V.13-29 Macropaedia: Knowledge in depth -- V.[30] Propaedia: Outline of knowledge -- V.[31] Index, A-K -- V.[32] Index, L-Z....

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Ed Wright
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1786070227
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Summary : "If you thought the rich and famous were weird, wait till you meet their relatives"--Back cover....