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The Art of X-Ray Reading : How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing
by Roy Peter Clark


Overview - Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts.
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.
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Overview
Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts.
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. In THE ART OF X-RAY READING, 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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316282178
  • ISBN-10: 0316282170
  • Publisher: Little Brown and Company
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 336


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