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The art of x-ray reading

Roy Peter Clark

The art of x-ray reading

how the secrets of 25 great works of literature will improve your writing

by Roy Peter Clark

  • 149 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading comprehension,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Literature,
  • English language,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoy Peter Clark
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 326 pages
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197721M
    ISBN 100316282170
    ISBN 109780316282178
    LC Control Number2015054521
    OCLC/WorldCa934517944

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Following this exercise are the “Twelve Steps to Get Started As An X-Ray Reader” which is a good reference to help new x-ray readers begin reading on a /5(40).

In THE ART OF X-RAY READING, Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of all time, from The Great Gatsby to Lolita to The Bluest Eye, and many more.

Along the way, he shows you how to mine these masterpieces for invaluable writing strategies. A writer who teaches and a teacher who writes, he has authored or edited nineteen books on writing and journalism, including The Art of X-Ray Reading, How to Write Short, Writing Tools, The Glamour of Grammar, and Help!

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