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The Art of Literature

Arthur Schopenhauer

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88 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.2in.Collected here are eight short essays, On Authorship, On Style, On the Study of Latin, On Men of Learning, On Thinking for Ones Self, On Criticism, On Reputation, On Genius, by the world renowned philosopher Arthur Achopenhauer. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781604595727

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Title: The Art of Literature

Publisher: SMK Books

Binding: Paperback

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Collected here are eight short essays, On Authorship, On Style, On the Study of Latin, On Men of Learning, On Thinking for Ones Self, On Criticism, On Reputation, On Genius, by the world renowned philosopher Arthur Achopenhauer.

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The great pessimist who believed in the best and expected the worst from writers here applies his caustic wit to literature and the literary scene. Schopenhauer's piercing analyses of style, critics, literary values, learning, and genius make this volume a handbook on writing―illuminated by the author's own shining, powerful style. The best way to discover the finest qualities of style and to form a theory of writing, he advises, is not to follow a trendy mannerism, but to study the ways in which great authors executed their best work. Schopenhauer provides excellent examples for aspiring writers in this collection of essays from his celebrated work Parerga. Translated by T. Bailey Saunders.

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