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Representative English prose and prose writers

Theodore W. Hunt

Representative English prose and prose writers

by Theodore W. Hunt

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Published by Books for Libraries Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • English prose literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Style

  • Edition Notes

    Essay index reprint series

    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434534M
    ISBN 100518100464
    ISBN 109780518100461
    OCLC/WorldCa572888

      Writers of prose owe a lot to the poets, who arguably invented modern narrative for us. This isn’t going to be a history lesson, but essentially speaking, we wouldn’t have novels if it weren’t for poets. When I read poetry, I feel like it always breathes new air into my prose writing, somehow. This goes for my fiction as well as my : Anna Hundert. Here you will find writing prompts and competitions to help spark your imagination and guide your pen. Some challenges have prizes and entry fees, others are just for fun. Keep an eye out for our Challenge of the Week, where some of best writing emerges. In Sickness .

    prose pronunciation. How to say prose. Listen to the audio pronunciation in English. Learn more. CHAPTER TWELVE: Prose In this chapter we're going to discuss prose. More specifically, purple prose. Prose is the way a story is written, the voice. It has to do with the language used (no, not English, in this context 'language' refers to how the English language is utilised and presented for effect). 'Purple prose' is defined as prose that is too elaborate or ornate.

      "Beginning writers often find it difficult to distinguish between public and private writing, or what Linda Flower calls 'writer based' and 'reader based' is, writer-based prose is a 'verbal expression.' written by, to, and for the writer, that reflects the associative action of Author: Richard Nordquist. Francis Scott Fitzgerald was an American novelist, widely regarded as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, American writers of the 20th century. He is best known for his novel, The Great Gatsby, which vies for the title ‘Great American Novel’ with Mark Twain ’s Huckleberry Finn and Herman Melville ’s Moby-Dick. Fitzgerald’s place.


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Representative English prose and prose writers. New York: A.C. Armstrong and Son, (OCoLC) Online version: Hunt, Theodore W. (Theodore Whitefield), Representative English prose and prose writers. New York: A.C. Armstrong and Son, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet.

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It's a book that will be eye-opening and informative to the general reader as well as to students of gender studies, cultural studies, literary history, and Spanish-English bilingual volume gathers the most famous and representative prose writings of Gabriela Mistral, which have not been as readily available to English-only readers.

Full text of "Representative English prose and prose writers" See other formats. Representative English prose and prose writers, (New York, A.C.

Armstrong and sons, ), by Theodore W. Hunt (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Illustrative examples of English composition, (New York: C. Scribner's sons, ), by James Weber Linn (page images at. This Spanish-English bilingual volume gathers the most famous and representative prose writings of Gabriela Mistral, which have not been as readily available to English-only readers as her poetry.

The pieces are grouped into four sections. "Fables, Elegies, and Things of the Earth" includes fifteen of Mistral's most accessible prose-poems. Books that have beautiful prose/poetic writing/heart-wrenching words.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. Find details about every creative writing competition—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators, and more—that we’ve published in the Grants & Awards section of Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year.

We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests. Within the time limits established, the selection has been guided by the desire to choose the most representative writers of each genre, and, on the whole, to lean toward an emphasis on belles-lettres rather than on the more utilitarian--though often powerful--prose which has occupied so much of the attention of gifted Southerners.

The New Oxford Book of English Prose pays tribute to literature's vibrant diversity by offering glimpses of master craftsmanship from around the globe. Included here are excerpts from writers of such varied backgrounds as Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Vladimir Nabokov, and Mulk Raj Anand.

From the eloquent political treatises of Burke to the /5(5). English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St.

Augustine of Canterbury. Other 7th- and 8th-century prose, similarly practical in character, includes more laws, wills, and charters. According to Cuthbert, who was a monk at Jarrow, Bede at the time.

Arthur Quiller-Couch's Oxford Book of English Prose differs substantially from John Gross's recent New Oxford Book of English Prose(1) in two serious ways: the first is that Quiller-Couch's volume is weighted heavily in favor of English writers, whereas Mr.

Gross opens his pages to all writers of English. Each editor has done so by design. Romantic prose exists in novels, short stories and essays written during the Romantic period, specifically in England. The Romantic period lasted from about to History. In 17th-century Japan, Matsuo Bashō originated haibun, a form of prose poetry combining haiku with prose.

It is best exemplified by his book Oku no Hosomichi, in which he used a literary genre of prose-and-poetry composition of multidimensional writing.

In the West, prose poetry originated in earlyth-century France and Germany as a reaction against the traditional verse line. The Oxford Anthology of English Literature: Volume V: Victorian Prose and Poetry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at English literature - English literature - Later Middle English prose: The continuity of a tradition in English prose writing, linking the later with the early Middle English period, is somewhat clearer than that detected in verse.

The Ancrene Wisse, for example, continued to be copied and adapted to suit changing tastes and circumstances. But sudden and brilliant imaginative phenomena like the. (shelved 4 times as literature-prose) avg rating — 2, ratings — published   The promising prose writers of the century sought to impart directness, vigour and simplicity.

It was due to their efforts that the prose of the age developed and various kinds of prose works were written. It is interesting to observe that English prose writers attempted different kinds of prose during this : English Notes. What I hope that means is that, with each book, the prose is also getting more truthful.

4 Ways to Write True Prose Naturally, as writers, we all want to write both: words that are beautiful because they are true and words that are true because they are beautiful.What constitutes great prose differs somewhat from language to language.

Classical French style stresses clarity above many other things, for example. There are writers who have surprising and unique styles that are under perfect control, and thos. Classic Essays on English Prose Samuel Johnson on the Bugbear Style There is a mode of style for which I know not that the masters of oratory have yet found a name; a style by which the most evident truths are so obscured, that they can no longer be perceived, and the most familiar propositions so disguised that they cannot be knownAuthor: Richard Nordquist.