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Title:
The wave in the mind : talks and essays on the writer, the reader, and the imagination
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Shambhala ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Random House, 2004.
Physical Description:
x, 304 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Personal matters -- Introducing myself -- Being taken for granite -- Indian uncles -- My libraries -- My island -- On the frontier -- Readings -- All happy families -- Things not actually present: On the book of fantasy and J.L. Borges -- Reading young, reading old: Mark Twain's diaries of Adam and Eve -- Thinking about Cordwainer Smith -- Strews-rhythm in poetry and prose -- Rhythmic pattern in The Lord of the rings -- The wilderness within: The sleeping beauty and "the poacher" -- Off the page: loud cows: a talk and a poem about reading aloud -- Discussions and opinions -- Fact and/or/plus fiction -- Award and gender -- On genetic determinism -- About feet -- Dogs, cars, and dancers: thoughts about beauty -- Collectors, rhymesters, and drummers -- Telling is listening -- The operating instructions -- "A war without end" -- On writing -- A matter of trust -- The writer and the character -- Unquestioned assumptions -- Prides: an essay on writing workshops -- The question I get asked most often -- Old body not writing -- The writer on, and at, her work.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip045/2003012931.html
ISBN:
9781590300060
Format :
Book

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