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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

Label
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
Creator
Author
Subject
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E42
LC item number
A6 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin
Instantiates
Publication
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 actual 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
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
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
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 actual 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
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2016029895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)954719930

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