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The Resource A solemn pleasure : to imagine, witness, and write, Melissa Pritchard ; Foreword by Bret Anthony Johnston

A solemn pleasure : to imagine, witness, and write, Melissa Pritchard ; Foreword by Bret Anthony Johnston

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A solemn pleasure : to imagine, witness, and write
Title
A solemn pleasure
Title remainder
to imagine, witness, and write
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Pritchard ; Foreword by Bret Anthony Johnston
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Language
eng
Summary
"In A Solemn Pleasure, Melissa Pritchard presents an undeniable case for both the power of language and the nurturing constancy of the writing life. This is nonfiction vividly engaged with the world, encompassing the author's journeys into the deeply interior imaginative life required to write fiction, a search for the lost legacy of American literature as embodied by Walt Whitman, reports from Afghanistan while embedded with a young female GI, tales of travels with Ethiopian tribes, and the heartrending story of her informally adopted son William, a former Sudanese child slave. Pritchard's passion for writing and storytelling educates, honors, and inspires"--
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Pritchard, Melissa
Index
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Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The art of the essay
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  • Authorship
  • Storytelling
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Label
A solemn pleasure : to imagine, witness, and write, Melissa Pritchard ; Foreword by Bret Anthony Johnston
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A solemn pleasure
  • A graven space
  • Decomposing articles of faith
  • Finding Ashton
  • "Still, God helps you"; memories of a Sudanese child slave
  • Circle of friends
  • On bibliomancy, anthropodermic bibliopegy, and the eating papers; or, Proust's porridge
  • A room in London
  • Spirit and vision
  • From the Deep South to the Desert South: an epiphyte's confession
  • On Kaspar Hauser
  • Time and biology: on the threshold of the sacred
  • Elephant in the dark
  • The gift of Warwick
  • Doxology
Control code
ocn904194404
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9781934137963
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015006170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137963
  • (OCoLC)904194404
  • (Sirsi) b13613170
Label
A solemn pleasure : to imagine, witness, and write, Melissa Pritchard ; Foreword by Bret Anthony Johnston
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A solemn pleasure
  • A graven space
  • Decomposing articles of faith
  • Finding Ashton
  • "Still, God helps you"; memories of a Sudanese child slave
  • Circle of friends
  • On bibliomancy, anthropodermic bibliopegy, and the eating papers; or, Proust's porridge
  • A room in London
  • Spirit and vision
  • From the Deep South to the Desert South: an epiphyte's confession
  • On Kaspar Hauser
  • Time and biology: on the threshold of the sacred
  • Elephant in the dark
  • The gift of Warwick
  • Doxology
Control code
ocn904194404
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9781934137963
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015006170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934137963
  • (OCoLC)904194404
  • (Sirsi) b13613170

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