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The Principles Of Success In Literature

George Henry Lewes

The Principles of Success in Literature is a non-fiction book written by George Henry Lewes, a renowned English philosopher, literary critic, and biographer. Published in 1865, the book explores the key principles that contribute to the success of literary works. Lewes begins by discussing the role of imagination and creativity in literature, emphasizing the importance of originality and innovation in creating works that stand out. He then delves into the mechanics of writing, including the use of language, style, and structure, and provides practical advice on how to craft compelling narratives that engage readers. The book also examines the relationship between literature and society, exploring how writers can use their work to comment on social issues and effect change. Lewes argues that great literature not only entertains and enlightens but also has the power to shape culture and influence the course of history. Throughout the book, Lewes draws on examples from a wide range of literary works, from Shakespeare and Milton to contemporary writers of his time. He also shares insights from his own experience as a writer and critic, making the book a valuable resource for aspiring writers, literary scholars, and anyone interested in the art and craft of literature. Overall, The Principles of Success in Literature is a thoughtful and insightful exploration of what makes great literature and how writers can achieve success in their craft.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 276
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.62in - 0.90lb
  • EAN: 9781428631458
  • Categories: Semiotics & TheoryMotivational & InspirationalPersonal Growth - Success