The Art of X-ray Reading
How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve your WritingBook - 2016
Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text to see how meaning is actually being made. Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of all time, from The Great Gatsby to Lolita to The Bluest Eye, and many more. Along the way, he shows you how to mine these masterpieces for invaluable writing strategies that you can add to your arsenal and apply in your own writing. Once you've experienced X-ray reading, your writing will never be the same again.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: viii, 326 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: 808.042 CLA