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Ensouling language : on the art of nonfiction and the writer's life / Stephen Harrod Buhner.

Ensouling language : on the art of nonfiction and the writer's life

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  • ISBN: 9781594773822 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 463 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 448-455) and index.
Subject: Authorship.

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Ensouling Language : On the Art of Nonfiction and the Writer's Life
Ensouling Language : On the Art of Nonfiction and the Writer's Life
by Buhner, Stephen Harrod
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Ensouling Language : On the Art of Nonfiction and the Writer's Life

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Before Buying This Bookp. xi
IThe Touch of a Golden Thread
1    The Bookmanp. 2
2    The Secret All Beginning Writers Want to Knowp. 12
IIInhabiting the Word
3    On the Art of Nonfictionp. 22
4    You Must Begin with Something Deeper in the Selfp. 35
5    "The Road of Feeling"p. 51
6    "It Burns the Blood Like Powdered Glass"p. 62
7    The Skill of Duendep. 79
8    Following Golden Threadsp. 90
IIIDreaming and the Journey to the Imaginal
9    "A Certain Adjustment of Consciousness"p. 115
10    "The Secret Kinesis of Things"p. 126
11    Aisthesisp. 138
12    Synaesthetic Writing and the Beginnings of Analogical Thoughtp. 149
13    Analogical Thinkingp. 166
14    The Dreamer and the "Secret Room where Dreams Prowl"p. 183
15    The Imaginal Realmp. 209
16    Poesisp. 223
IVOn Technique
        The First Draft, Revision, Clariv, and Refinement
17    The First Draft and the Beginnings of Revisionp. 233
18    Problems and Further Revisioningp. 252
19    Clichéd Thinking and Killing the Genuinep. 264
20    Hidden Baggagep. 284
21    Some Subtle Refinements of the Artp. 302
22    Grammar Nazis and Editors-from-Hellp. 346
23    Some Final Words on the Writing Lifep. 363
Epiloguep. 375
The Appendices-On the Business of Writing
Appendix A    The People in Publishing and the Business End of the Professionp. 380
Appendix B    The Art of the Book Proposal (Training in the Big Lie)p. 407
Appendix C    Further Reading, Resources, and Recommendationsp. 425
Notesp. 433
Bibliographyp. 448
Indexp. 457

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