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The Art of Nonfiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers

The Art of Nonfiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers

by Ayn Rand, Robert Mayhew

Editeur : Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
ISBN: 9780452282315
Broché: 208
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Taille du fichier: 6 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-07-02
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In 1969, Ayn Rand gave a series of informal lectures on the art of nonfiction to a select group of friends and associates. Guided solely by a brief outline, the world-renowned author discussed all aspects of creating effective nonfiction, a skill she believed could be learned and mastered by any rational person. Now, for the first time, the edited transcripts of these remarkable sessions are available to readers and writers. In The Art of Nonfiction, Rand takes readers step by step through the writing process, providing insightful observations and invaluable techniques along the way. She discusses the psychological aspects of writing and the different roles played by the conscious and subconscious mind. She talks about articles and books, explaining how to select a subject and theme ("If you have nothing new to say, no matter how brilliantly you can say it, do not do it"); how to identify your audience; and how to write the first draft. From preparing an outline to polishing a draft to mastering an individual writing style, this crucial resource introduces the ideas of one of our most enduring authors to a new generation. This book, an essential companion piece to Ayn Rand's The Art of Fiction, is at once a fascinating philosophical discourse on the art of creation and an invaluable guide for the aspiring writer or student. It is a treasure that will challenge and edify -- and illuminate the way to more powerful writing.