Bestellen Sie bis zum 21. Dezember 14:00 Uhr sofort lieferbare Produkte und Sie erhalten Ihr Paket pünktlich bis Heiligabend

First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process

Emerson on the Creative Process

Writing was the central passion of Emerson's life. While his thoughts on the craft are well developed in "The Poet," "The American Scholar," "Nature," "Goethe," and "Persian Poetry," less well known are the many pages in his private journals devoted to the relationship between writing and reading. Here, for the first time, is the Concord Sage's energetic, exuberant, and unconventional advice on the idea of writing, focused and distilled by the preeminent Emerson biographer at work today. Emerson advised that "the way to write is to throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent." "First We Read, Then We Write" contains numerous such surprises--from "every word we speak is million-faced" to "talent alone cannot make a writer"--but it is no mere collection of aphorisms and exhortations. Instead, in Robert Richardson's hands, the biographical and historical context in which Emerson worked becomes clear. Emerson's advice grew from his personal experience; in practically every moment of his adult life he was either preparing to write, trying to write, or writing. Richardson shows us an Emerson who is no granite bust but instead is a fully fleshed, creative person disarmingly willing to confront his own failures. Emerson urges his readers to try anything--strategies, tricks, makeshifts--speaking not only of the nuts and bolts of writing but also of the grain and sinew of his determination. Whether a writer by trade or a novice, every reader will find something to treasure in this volume. Fearlessly wrestling with "the birthing stage of art," Emerson's counsel on being a reader and writer will be read and reread for years to come.

Portrait

Robert D. Richardson is the author of "William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism," which won the 2007 Bancroft Prize, "Emerson: The Mind on Fire," which won both the Francis Parkman Prize and the Melcher Book Award and was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and "Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind," which also won the Melcher Book Award.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 116
Erscheinungsdatum 01.04.2015
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-60938-347-3
Reihe Muse Books
Verlag Univ Of Iowa Pr
Maße (L/B/H) 203/123/20 mm
Gewicht 143
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
9,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Wochen
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 16802267
    First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process
    von Robert D. Richardson
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 70728844
    Turtles All the Way Down
    von John Green
    (4)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    13,99
  • 61749461
    The Sun and Her Flowers
    von Rupi Kaur
    (4)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 39151356
    Harry Potter: The Complete Collection
    von Joanne K. Rowling
    (15)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    47,99 bisher 83,45
  • 43564382
    Milk and Honey
    von Rupi Kaur
    (4)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99 bisher 14,99
  • 46700128
    Origin
    von Dan Brown
    (1)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    16,99
  • 70455348
    Harry Potter: A History of Magic
    von British Library
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    27,99
  • 47566547
    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
    von Elena Favilli
    (3)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    16,99
  • 43714443
    The Prisoner of Azkaban. Illustrated Edition
    von Joanne K. Rowling
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    27,99
  • 42416940
    George R. R. Martin's a Game of Thrones Leather Cloth Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series)
    von George R. R. Martin
    (9)
    Buch (Leder)
    41,99
  • 62091066
    Anne Geddes Timeless 2018 Wall Calendar
    von Anne Geddes
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 70458566
    Harry Potter: A Journey through the History of Magic
    von British Library
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 38930428
    We Were Liars
    von E. Lockhart
    (15)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99 bisher 10,49
  • 34910866
    The Life List
    von Lori Nelson Spielman
    (7)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99 bisher 9,70
  • 82139678
    Darker: As Told by Christian
    von E L James
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46576306
    The Hate U Give
    von Angie Thomas
    (4)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    9,99
  • 54641612
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Getaway
    von Jeff Kinney
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    8,99
  • 47719298
    The Princess Saves Herself in This One
    von Amanda Lovelace
    (2)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 41783587
    Walking Dead: The Pop-Up Book
    von S. D. Perry
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    44,99
  • 70728937
    Turtles All the Way Down
    von John Green
    (3)
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    13,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process - Robert D. Richardson

First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process

von Robert D. Richardson

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
9,99
+
=
The Heart of William James - William James

The Heart of William James

von William James

Buch (Taschenbuch)
24,99
+
=

für

34,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen