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The Book of Literary Terms

The Genres of Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism, and Scholarship
Second Edition
By Lewis Turco

Chapters covering fiction, drama, nonfiction, and literary criticism and scholarship offer readers a comprehensive guide to all forms of prose and their many sub-genres.

The Book of Dialogue

How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry
By Lewis Turco

The Book of Dialogue is an invaluable resource for writers and students of narrative seeking to master the art of effective dialogue.

The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics
Fifth Edition
By Lewis Turco

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco’s engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

Ho! For Wonderland

Travelers' Accounts of Yellowstone, 1872-1914
Edited by Lee H. WhittleseyElizabeth A. Watry

These stories by early Yellowstone Park visitors helped propel the popularity of this American wonderland.

Where the Ox Does Not Plow

A Mexican American Ballad
By Manuel Peña

Manuel Peña chronicles his transformative journey from migrant worker to academia in twenty-six poignant life episodes.

Abiquiu

The Geologic History of O'Keeffe Country
By Kirt KempterDick Huelster

With stunning photographs, timelines, and a regional geologic map, noted geologist Kirt Kempter explains the geologic story and landscape evolution of the region for travelers, hikers, and armchair geologists.

Subjects: GeologySouthwest

Feel Puma

Poems
By Ray Gonzalez

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation—with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

Subjects: Poetry

Grief Land

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one.

Subjects: Poetry

Poetry and Global Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In the third volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Pietroni focuses specifically on the concept of global compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Science of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

Professor Pietroni outlines how science, especially neuroscience, has allowed us to begin to understand the biological, chemical, and physical nature of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

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