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An interesting view of how literary taste is developed according to the English Classic author, Arnold Bennett. This book includes an invitation to honestly reflect on one's own attitude towards the Classics, conclusions on what defines a Classic, practical thoughts on approaching literature, and recommended book lists based on historical time /5. The Elusive Craft of Writing: How to Become an Author, The Truth about an Author, Literary Taste: How to Form It & The Author's Craft - Kindle edition by Bennett, Arnold. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Elusive Craft of Writing: How to Become an Author, The 5/5(2). No doubt some terrible books have been written in spotless good taste, and some great ones in very bad taste. And then there are the later novels of John Cheever, which are somehow, magically, both. What makes poetry so exceptional at honing literary taste, Brodsky argues, is how little room for hackery it leaves: Poetry, as Montale once put it, is an incurably semantic art, and the chances for charlatanism in it are extremely low.
Literary Taste: How to Form it is a long essay by Arnold Bennett, first published in , with a revised edition by his friend Frank Swinnerton appearing in It includes a long list of recommended books, every item individually costed. Both the essay and the list were very influential, although Bennett's decision to include only books originally written in English (along . The Truth According to Us is the sort of book that inspires both.”—Miami Herald “It takes a brave author to make the heroine of a new novel an observant and feisty girl like Scout Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird But Barrows has created a believable and touching character in Willa.”—USA Today/5(). But as Joyce Carol Oates has said, a memoir isn’t journalism or history, supplying “a verifiable, corroborative truth”, it is a literary text, consisting of words that have been “artfully Author: Blake Morrison. About The Ministry of Truth “Rich and compellingLynskey’s account of the reach of is revelatory.” –George Packer, The Atlantic An authoritative, wide-ranging, and incredibly timely history of –its literary sources, its composition by Orwell, its deep and lasting effect on the Cold War, and its vast influence throughout world culture at every level, from high .
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