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Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Longman Pub Group
Publication date August 5, 2002
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321081919
ISBN-10 0321081919
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $41.60
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Written by best-selling author Janet Burroway, Imaginative Writing is an introductory creative writing book that covers the four genres: essay, fiction, poetry, and drama,. Part I addresses the elements of craft (Image, Voice, Character, Setting, Story, and Development and Revision) while Part II explores the genres (Essay, Fiction, Poetry, and Drama). "Try This" Exercises appear throughout each chapter. Provocative and fun, the exercises help readers develop the specific writing skills discussed within the chapters. The book also includes an anthology of 90 complete readings in the four genres. Photographs and graphics, with accompanying warm-up activities, open each chapter. Appendices include collaborative exercises to emphasize the sensory foundations of imaginative writing, a description of standard formats for submitting finished work in each of the four genres, and an outline of the basic elements of prosody. For those interested in developing their creative writing skills.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780134053240 Book cover for 9780205750351 Book cover for 9780321081919 Book cover for 9780321357403 Book cover for 9780321923172
 
4th edition from Longman Pub Group (November 2, 2014)
9780134053240 | details & prices | 415 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $66.60
4th edition from Longman Pub Group (January 23, 2014)
9780321923172 | details & prices | 415 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $59.67
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3 edition from Longman Pub Group (January 4, 2010)
9780205750351 | details & prices | 394 pages | 6.00 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $64.40
About: Janet Burroway's bestselling Imaginative Writng:  The Elements of Craft explores the craft of creative writing in four genres:  Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Nonfiction.
2 edition from Longman Pub Group (June 19, 2006)
9780321357403 | details & prices | 402 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $57.80
About: Written by best-selling author Janet Burroway, Imaginative Writing — an introduction to creative writing — covers all four genres: creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and drama.
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from Longman Pub Group (August 5, 2002)
9780321081919 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $41.60
About: Written by best-selling author Janet Burroway, Imaginative Writing is an introductory creative writing book that covers the four genres: essay, fiction, poetry, and drama,.
from Addison-Wesley (August 5, 2002)
9789990058086 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $0.02

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