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Life Is Short Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity

Shields, David; Cooperman, Elizabeth

ISBN 10: 0989360458 / ISBN 13: 9780989360456
Published by Hawthorne Books, 2015
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This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Life Is Short-Art Is Shorter is not just the first anthology to gather both mini-essays and short-short stories; readers, writers, and teachers will get will get an anthology; a course's worth of writing exercises; a rally for compression, concision, and velocity in an increasingly digital, post-religious age; and a meditation on the brevity of human existence.1. We are mortal beings.2. There is no god.3. We live in a digital culture.4. Art is related to the body and to the culture.5. Art should reflect these things.6. Brevity rules.The book's 40 contributors include Donald Barthelme, Kate Chopin, Lydia Davis, Annie Dillard, Jonathan Safran Foer, Barry Hannah, Amy Hempel, Jamaica Kincaid, Wayne Koestenbaum, Anne Lamott, Daphne Merkin, Rick Moody, Dinty W. Moore, George Orwell, Jayne Anne Phillips, George Saunders, Lauren Slater, James Tate, and Paul Theroux. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0989360458

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Title: Life Is Short Art Is Shorter: In Praise of...

Publisher: Hawthorne Books

Publication Date: 2015

Book Condition:Used