The Soul of Creative Writing

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"I have a faith in language," said the poet W. S. Merwin. "It's the ultimate achievement that we as a species have evolved so far." Language is a deep ocean of living words, as varied as undersea life. It is a gift inherited by each person when he or she is born; it can be corrupted and regulated, but it cannot be owned. It is an enormous, complex, inexhaustible gift. The Soul of Creative Writing is a tribute to language and to its potentials. It explores the elements of language, style, rhythm, sound, and the choice of the ...

The Soul of Creative Writing 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138538719

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The Soul of Creative Writing 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781412810517

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The Soul of Creative Writing 2008, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781412807463

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