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Free download The Art of Mystery 105 Flickering light in the distance” Casey the author of several critically acclaimed novels reaches beyond the usual tool kit of fictional elements to ask the uestion Where does mystery reside in a work of fiction She takes us into the Land of Un―a space of uncertainty and unknowing―to find out and looks at the variety of ways mystery is created through cha. Another in Graywolf s the Art of series that I ve read My favorite so far remains James Longenbach s The Art of the Poetic Line At least Longenbach s book is the one that stuck with meThe Art of Mystery at first made me think of mystery as in detective fiction That s not what this is about It s about the mysterious in any narrative where the text leaps into the Land of Un uncertainty unknowing unfathomability She does this by looking at how this plays out in character and imagery along with discussions of works by Flannery O Connor James Baldwin and Paul Yoon among others One of the benefits of a book like this is it adds to one s reading list She got me to read Yoon s The Snow Hunters

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Free download The Art of Mystery 105 Racter image structure and haunted texts including the novels of Shirley Jackson Paul Yoon J M Coetzee and Casey’s wide ranging discussion encompasses spirit photography the radical nature of empathy and contradictory characters as she searches for uestions rather than answers The Art of Mystery is a striking and vibrant addition to the much loved Art of serie. This is a beautifully written book but I was hoping for techniues for writing in the mystery genreMaud Casey is a spell binding writer who really cares about the craft That s all clear from this engaging essay about mystery in literature She does a great job describing how to tap into that feeling of mystery showing the audience what they don t know about the story the world and the characters The examples she draws upon are powerful and beautiful and she does them great honor by conjuring up their spectral ualitiesThat stuff was all very useful and fun to read but I don t think I learned anything about writing a mystery plot Clues and red herrings misdirection and the process of getting characters to uncover the truth of the matter none of this was in the book If this was really about The Art of Mystery then I think she missed the bulk of the discussionThe book is pretty expensive for its size 1850 CDN for less than 40000 words and that would have been worth it if this talked about the techniue for writing mystery stories but that didn t happen This should have been called The Feeling and Meaning of Mystery in LiteratureThis makes me want to read Maud Casey s novels but it hasn t taught me much about writing mystery stories

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Free download The Art of Mystery 105 A sensitive and nuanced exploration of a seldom discussed subject by an acclaimed novelistThe fourteenth volume in the Art of series conjures an ethereal subject the idea of mystery in fiction Mystery is not often discussed―apart from the genre―because as Maud Casey says “It’s not easy to talk about something that is a whispered invitation a siren song a. The Art of series from Graywolf Press are among my very favorite craft books and I was keen to read what Maud Casey has to say about the Art of Mystery The subtitle lets the reader know right away that this isn t a book about writing genre mysteries It is a book about searching in the dark through fiction It s a craft book about to uote Maud Casey s mother writer Jane Barnes inchoate reaching in heartfelt darkness Isn t that lovely I ve highlighted enough passages too many probably to give you an idea of the tone of The Art of Mystery If you re a writer read it If you re a reader read it I think you ll find your time was well invested


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  1. says: Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Maud Casey [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD

    Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Maud Casey [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters Maud Casey’s small book about how writers fill their work with mystery is worth reading twice She writes about how other acclaimed writers

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    Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD A new book in Charles Baxter's Art of series Some of these are boring and unmemorable Baxter himself on Subplot and Birkerts on Memoir I think their other books of criticism are worth reading some are really fine Danticat won an award nomination for Art of Death and though I have a few to read Voight on Syntax Bram on History and Castellani on Perspective only one is actually bad Dean Young's Art of Recklessness was a bewildering mess I enj

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    [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Maud Casey The Art of series from Graywolf Press are among my very favorite craft books and I was keen to read what Maud Casey has to say about the Art of Mystery The subtitle lets the reader know right away that this isn't a book about writing genre mysteries It is a book about searching in the dark through fiction It's a craft book about to uote Maud Casey's mother writer Jane Barnes inchoate reaching in heartfelt darkness Isn't

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    [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD I attended a session earlier this year during which Casey presented a lot of the general ideas she covers in this book Important note The title could be misleading If you are writing mysteries and looking for advice specific to that genre thi

  5. says: [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters

    Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Maud Casey [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Another in Graywolf’s the Art of series that I’ve read My favorite so far remains James Longenbach’s The Art of the Poetic Line At least Longenbach’s book is the one that stuck with meThe Art of Mystery at first made me think of mystery as in detective fiction That’s not what this is about It’s about the mysterious in any narrative — where the text leaps into the Land of Un uncertainty unknowing unfathomability She

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    [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Read this in preparation for a writing workshop The only other book in the series I’ve read is THE ART OF TIME IN FICTION by Joan Silber Not sure how I feel about the series in general—I appreciate the concept but they

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    characters The Art of Mystery Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD This is a beautifully written book but I was hoping for techniues for writing in the mystery genreMaud Casey is a spell binding writer who really cares about the craft That's all clear from this engaging essay about mystery in literature She does a great job describing how to tap into that feeling of mystery showing the audience what they don

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    [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Maud Casey Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters This is not a discussion of the literary genre known as mysteries but rather a discussion of the aspect of fiction that puts the reader in a position of contemplating things inexpressible There is absolutely everything in great fiction but a clear answer as Eudora Welty famously remarkedI felt that Ms Casey did a fine job in the opening chapters of describing to us what she meant by mystery and why its evocation can be so wonderful and haun

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    [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Casey writes about the nature of the inexplicable the unanswerable uestions with a tongue in cheek tone At times I felt I was being taken through a fun house a realm to which she refers as Un where we are undone And I enjoyed the trip and don't doubt the difficulty of guiding such a trip However I became less enchanted where I feel Casey did not adeuately back up these bold declarations with respect to first person inter

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    Maud Casey ↠ 5 characters [The Art of Mystery] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Interesting premise how mystery works in stories even stories that aren't true mysteries The book annoyed me because Casey made the various writers ventrilouists for her own opinions If she had given her analysis of the various stories the book is rich with them as HER thoughts I would have been fine with it Instead she said here the author is saying or doingOn the other hand the list of books that she analyses is wide ranging from Henry

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  • Paperback
  • 160
  • The Art of Mystery
  • Maud Casey
  • English
  • 02 April 2020
  • 9781555977948