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Voice and Vision

A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction

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$22.50 • £17.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674060425

Publication: May 2011

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336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • [Introduction] Packing Prose
  • Part I. Arts
    • 1. In the Beginning, Words
    • 2. Art and Craft
    • 3. Rules of Engagement
    • 4. Nonfiction as Writing
    • 5. Voice…
    • 6. …and Vision
    • 7. Designing
    • 8. Plotting
    • 9. Transitioning
    • 10. Dramatizing
    • 11. Editing I
  • Part II. Crafts
    • 12. Prose
    • 13. Character
    • 14. Setting
    • 15. Point of View
    • 16. Showing and Telling
    • 17. Editing II
    • 18. Figures of Speech
    • 19. Technical Information
    • 20. Questions of Scale
  • Part III. Doing It
    • 21. Theory and Practice
    • 22. Writing Lives
  • Notes
  • Index