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The Resource Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin

Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin

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Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week
Title
Words are my matter
Title remainder
writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week
Statement of responsibility
Ursula K. Le Guin
Title variation
Words are my matter
Title variation remainder
writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writers week
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of Ursula K. Le Guin's recent talks, essays, introductions is the best manual we have for exploring the worlds explored in recent fiction; the most useful guide to the country we're visiting, life
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Summary
Collects essays, lectures, introductions, and book reviews that explore the world of contemporary writing
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Award
Hugo Award for Best Related Non-Fiction Book, 2017.
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10534328
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1929-
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Le Guin, Ursula K.
Dewey number
814.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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American essays
Target audience
adult
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writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week
Label
Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Talks, essays, and occasional pieces. The operating instructions ; What it was like ; Genre: a word only a Frenchman could love ; "Things not actually present" ; A response, by ansible, from Tau Ceti ; The beast in the book ; Inventing languages ; How to read a poem: "Gray goose and gander" ; On David Hensel's submission to the Royal Academy of Art ; On serious literature ; Teasing myself out of thought ; Living in a work of art ; Staying awake ; Great nature's second course ; What women know ; Disappearing grandmothers ; Learning to write science fiction from Virginia Woolf ; The death of the book ; Le Guin's hypothesis ; Making up stories ; Freedom -- Book introductions and notes on writers. A very good American novel: H. L. Davis's Honey in the Horn ; Philip K. Dick: The Man in the High Castle ; Huxley's bad trip ; Stanislaw Lem: Solaris ; George MacDonald: The Princess and the Goblin ; The wild winds of possibility: Vonda McIntyre's Dreamsnake ; Getting it right: Charles L. McNichols's Crazy Weather ; On Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago ; Examples of dignity: thoughts on the works of José Saramago ; Arkady and Boris Strugatsky: Roadside Picnic ; Jack Vance: The Languages of Pao ; H. G. Wells: The First Men in the Moon ; H. G. Wells: The Time Machine ; Wells's worlds -- Book reviews. Margaret Atwood: Moral Disorder ; Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood ; Margaret Atwood: Stone Mattress ; J. G. Ballard: Kingdom Come ; Roberto Bolaño: Monsieur Pain ; T. C. Boyle: When the Killing's Done ; Geraldine Brooks: People of the Book ; Italo Calvino: The Complete Cosmicomics ; Margaret Drabble: The Sea Lady ; Carol Emshwiller: Ledoyt ; Alan Garner: Boneland ; Kent Haruf: Benediction ; Kent Haruf: Our Souls at Night ; Tove Jansson: The True Deceiver ; Barbara Kingsolver: Flight Behavior ; Chang-Rae Lee: On Such a Full Sea ; Doris Lessing: The Cleft ; Donna Leon: Suffer the Little Children ; Yann Martel: The High Mountains of Portugal ; China Miéville: Embassytown ; China Miéville: Three Moments of an Explosion ; David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks ; Jan Morris: Hav ; Julie Otsuka: The Buddha in the Attic ; Salman Rushdie: The Enchantress of Florence ; Salman Rushdie: Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights ; José Saramago: Raised from the Ground ; José Saramago: Skylight ; Sylvia Townsend Warner: Dorset Stories ; Jo Walton: Among Others ; Jeanette Winterson: The Stone Gods ; Stefan Zweig: The Post Office Girl -- The Hope of Rabbits: A Journal of a Writer's Week
Control code
ocn954719930
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
iv, 316 pages
Isbn
9781618731340
Lccn
2016029895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)954719930
Label
Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Talks, essays, and occasional pieces. The operating instructions ; What it was like ; Genre: a word only a Frenchman could love ; "Things not actually present" ; A response, by ansible, from Tau Ceti ; The beast in the book ; Inventing languages ; How to read a poem: "Gray goose and gander" ; On David Hensel's submission to the Royal Academy of Art ; On serious literature ; Teasing myself out of thought ; Living in a work of art ; Staying awake ; Great nature's second course ; What women know ; Disappearing grandmothers ; Learning to write science fiction from Virginia Woolf ; The death of the book ; Le Guin's hypothesis ; Making up stories ; Freedom -- Book introductions and notes on writers. A very good American novel: H. L. Davis's Honey in the Horn ; Philip K. Dick: The Man in the High Castle ; Huxley's bad trip ; Stanislaw Lem: Solaris ; George MacDonald: The Princess and the Goblin ; The wild winds of possibility: Vonda McIntyre's Dreamsnake ; Getting it right: Charles L. McNichols's Crazy Weather ; On Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago ; Examples of dignity: thoughts on the works of José Saramago ; Arkady and Boris Strugatsky: Roadside Picnic ; Jack Vance: The Languages of Pao ; H. G. Wells: The First Men in the Moon ; H. G. Wells: The Time Machine ; Wells's worlds -- Book reviews. Margaret Atwood: Moral Disorder ; Margaret Atwood: The Year of the Flood ; Margaret Atwood: Stone Mattress ; J. G. Ballard: Kingdom Come ; Roberto Bolaño: Monsieur Pain ; T. C. Boyle: When the Killing's Done ; Geraldine Brooks: People of the Book ; Italo Calvino: The Complete Cosmicomics ; Margaret Drabble: The Sea Lady ; Carol Emshwiller: Ledoyt ; Alan Garner: Boneland ; Kent Haruf: Benediction ; Kent Haruf: Our Souls at Night ; Tove Jansson: The True Deceiver ; Barbara Kingsolver: Flight Behavior ; Chang-Rae Lee: On Such a Full Sea ; Doris Lessing: The Cleft ; Donna Leon: Suffer the Little Children ; Yann Martel: The High Mountains of Portugal ; China Miéville: Embassytown ; China Miéville: Three Moments of an Explosion ; David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks ; Jan Morris: Hav ; Julie Otsuka: The Buddha in the Attic ; Salman Rushdie: The Enchantress of Florence ; Salman Rushdie: Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights ; José Saramago: Raised from the Ground ; José Saramago: Skylight ; Sylvia Townsend Warner: Dorset Stories ; Jo Walton: Among Others ; Jeanette Winterson: The Stone Gods ; Stefan Zweig: The Post Office Girl -- The Hope of Rabbits: A Journal of a Writer's Week
Control code
ocn954719930
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
iv, 316 pages
Isbn
9781618731340
Lccn
2016029895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)954719930

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