Three Genres: The Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama

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9780130420992: Three Genres: The Writing of Poetry, Fiction, and Drama

For introductory courses in creative writing of poetry, fiction, and drama.

This time-tested, hands-on introduction to poetry, fiction, and drama writing addresses the dynamics of the creative process while providing a non-technical analysis of each genre. Each genre section is self-contained, features complete works as examples, and provides advice on how to begin writing creatively in the genre. Provides more practical advice to encourage students to work on their own. Throughout, students are encouraged to find their own voices as writers.

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STEPHEN MINOT, Professor Emeritus of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside, has been teaching creative writing for thirty years. A writer himself, Minot has authored three novels, two collections of short stories, and three textbooks. His latest text by Prentice Hall, LITERARY NONFICTION: THE FOURTH GENRE, is due in the Fall of 2002. His numerous short stories have appeared in such publications as The Atlantic, Harper's, The Kenyan Review, The Paris Review, and The Sewanee Review, among others. His work has been chosen to appear in The O. Henry Prize Stories collection, The Best American Short Stories, The Story, and New American Stories. Over the course of his career, Professor Minot has been the recipient of the Atlantic First Award as well as the Saxton Memorial Fellowship and the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing.

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Stephen Minot's THREE GENRES gives students a thorough introduction to poetry, fiction, and drama writing and addresses the dynamics of the creative process while providing a nontechnical analysis of each genre. Each genre section is self-contained, features complete works as examples, and provides advice on how to begin writing creatively in the genre. The advice given is practical, and Minot encourages students to work on their own.

NEW to the Seventh Edition:
  • Troubleshooting Guide?topics that often give students trouble are arranged alphabetically with page references for easy access.
  • A chapter on Dialogue in Fiction

THREE GENRES encourages students to find their own voices as writers.

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