The Resource Short flights: : thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit, (ebook)

Short flights: : thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit, (ebook)

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Short flights: : thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit
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Short flights:
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thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit
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eng
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A compilation of satirical and philosophical aphorisms from modern writers on the cutting edge of their craft. A unique anthology that draws together the work and musings of our leading pioneers of short-form writing, this book features writers who take this time-honored literary form to new heights. Concise, wise, and sometimes terse or humorous, aphorisms are short phrases that are often instructional or moralistic. With a brief introductory piece from each author and a generous sampling of each individual's particular take on the aphorism, the reader is presented with a vast trove of wit, wisdom, insight, and inspiration, as well as new ways to look at language, words, and writing. From "Nothing dirtier than old soap" to "He doesn't need imagination-he's got money," the writers expound upon their favorite adages. The contributors range from prize-winning poets Charles Simic and Stephen Dobyns to bestselling authors like James Geary, David Shields, and experimental writers such as Olivia Dresher and Yahia Lababidi. Short Flights is sure to intrigue and delight all lovers of literature, language, and wordplay
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Midwest
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808.8/82
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1961-
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  • Lough, James
  • Stein, Alex
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  • Aphorisms and apothegms
  • Quotations
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adult
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Short flights: : thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781936182909
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11568918
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remote
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11568918
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MWT11568918
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Short flights: : thirty-two modern writers share aphorisms of insight, inspiration and wit, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781936182909
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11568918
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11568918
System control number
MWT11568918
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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