Wonderworks : the 25 most powerful inventions in the history of literature
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New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.
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Book
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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9781982135973, 1982135972, 9781982135980, 1982135980
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xii, 449 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Adult (4th Floor) - Adult Nonfiction
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Published
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781982135973, 1982135972, 9781982135980, 1982135980
UPC
40030507727

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-421) and index.
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"A brilliant examination of literary invention through the ages, from ancient Mesopotamia to Elena Ferrante, showing how writers created technical breakthroughs as sophisticated and significant as any in science, and in the process, engineered enhancements to the human heart and mind"--,Provided by publisher.
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Literature is a technology like any other. The writers we revere each made unique discoveries that solved problems science could not crack: how to maintain courage in the face of death; how to overcome heartache, failure, and doubt to find joy, hope, and purpose. Fletcher considers twenty-five works-- from ancient Chinese lyrics and fairy tales to Hamlet, crime novels and slave narratives-- and uncovers them as literary blueprints for empowering "inventions" in the history of literature. -- adapted from jacket

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fletcher, A. (2021). Wonderworks: the 25 most powerful inventions in the history of literature (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fletcher, Angus, 1976-. 2021. Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature. Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fletcher, Angus, 1976-. Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature Simon & Schuster, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fletcher, Angus. Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2021.

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