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Classic articles on writing art some of the most interesting and telling works by past authors. Here you will find articles from the past by authors that range from the famous to the obscure.

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POETRY AND NATIONALITY by James Russell Lowell

POETRY AND NATIONALITY[1] by James Russell Lowell This article first appeared in the North American Review in 1868 One of the dreams of our earlier horoscope-mongers was, that a poet should come out of the West, fashioned on a scale somewhat proportioned to our geographical pretensions. Our rivers, forests, mountains, cataracts, prairies, and inland seas… Keep Reading

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Introduction from Short Story Writing

The following is taken from the book Short Story Writing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of  the Story Story by Charles Raymond Barrett, Ph. B. (1898) The short story was first recognized as a distinct class of literature in 1842, when Poe’s criticism of Hawthorne called attention to the new form of fiction. Short… Keep Reading

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