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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

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Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week
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Words are my matter
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writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week
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Ursula K. Le Guin
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eng
Summary
"Hard times are coming, when we'll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We'll need writers who can remember freedom {u2014} poets, visionaries {u2014} realists of a larger reality. . . ."Words Are My Matter collects talks, essays, introductions to beloved books, and book reviews by Ursula K. Le Guin, one of our fore- most public literary intellectuals. Words Are My Matter is essential reading. It is a manual for investigating the depth and breadth of con- temporary fiction {u2014} and, through the lens of deep considerations of contemporary writing, a way of exploring the world we are all living in."We need writers who know the difference between production of a market commodity and the practice of an art. Developing written material to suit sales strategies in order to maximise corporate profit and advertising revenue is not the same thing as responsible book publishing or authorship." *Le Guin is one of those authors and this is another of her moments. She has published more than sixty books ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children's books to poetry, and has received many lifetime achievement awards including the Library of Congress Living Legends award. This year her publications include three survey collections: The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas; The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories; and The Complete Orsinia: Malafrena, Stories and Songs (Library of America).* From {u0093}Freedom" A speech in acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2876851
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Talks, essays, and occasional pieces -- Book introductions and notes on writers -- Book reviews
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sky2ocm83113000
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First edition.
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1 online resource
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online
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9781618731210
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2016035410
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computer
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rdamedia
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Label
Words are my matter : writings about life and books, 2000-2016 with a journal of a writer's week, Ursula K. Le Guin
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2876851
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Talks, essays, and occasional pieces -- Book introductions and notes on writers -- Book reviews
Control code
sky2ocm83113000
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781618731210
Lccn
2016035410
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fd099fd4-1c93-4947-9020-27bd7b6f325a
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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