Princeton University Library Catalog

Thrill me : essays on fiction / Benjamin Percy.

Author:
Percy, Benjamin [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Minneapolis, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
174 pages ; 21 cm
Notes:
"In fifteen essays that challenge the notion that literary and genre fiction are mutually exclusive turns to Cormac McCarthy, Ursula K. Le Guin, Stephen King, and others to discover how contemporary writers engage plot, character, dialogue, and suspense"--Page [4] of cover.
Contents:
Thrill me -- Urgency -- Set pieces: staging the iconic scene -- There will be blood: writing violence -- Making the extraordinary ordinary -- Designing suspense -- Don't look back -- Modulation: the art of reversal -- Sounds like writing -- Move mountains: activating setting -- Feckless pondering -- Get a job -- Consider the orange: meaningful repetition -- Home improvement: revision as renovation -- Go the distance.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Essays.
ISBN:
  • 9781555977597 (paperback)
  • 1555977596 (paperback)
LCCN:
2016931536
OCLC:
931005540
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