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The art of the epigraph

how great books begin

by Rosemary Ahern

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Atria Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epigraphs (Literature),
  • REFERENCE / Quotations,
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Reference

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Rosemary Ahern
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .A78 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25384316M
    ISBN 109781451693249, 9781451693270
    LC Control Number2012020201

    An epigraph is a quote, paragraph, or short excerpt typically found at the beginning of a book. It usually serves as a preface or introduction to your story before any character makes an appearance or the action begins. Most often, they are quotes from writers or other influential people, but this is not always the case. Get this from a library! The art of the epigraph: how great books begin. [Rosemary Ahern;] -- "A collection of more than epigraphs from across years of literature, a quick and lively way to immerse yourself in the world of books and ideas. There are few things a bibliophile loves more.

      An epigraph is an opportunity to situate a novel, a story, or an essay, and, more importantly, to orient the reader to the book’s intentions. A good epigraph establishes the theme, but when it works best it does more than this. > The opposition of art to truth is vehement in this, the epigraph to Auden's essays in The Dyer's Hand (). -- DL.

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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin is a collection of those tiny quotes that appear at the beginning of a book, compiled and edited by Rosemary Ahern. In that sense, it is far more like a book of quotations than anything that really delves into the meaning or history of epigraphs, beyond a /5.

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The art of the epigraph Rosemary Ahern set out to write “something that would be short and fun, and could submerge the reader in the world of books without the 30 hours it would take to reread Author: Mark Medley.

The Art of the Epigraph’s epigraph, drawn from Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, says that books “continue each other in spite of our habit of judging them separately.” This is true. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The epigraph introduces the concerns that Art airs in Book II about the commercial success of his book. Facing the epigraph is a photograph of his brother, Richieu, who died as a child during the Holocaust.

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