The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto For Writers

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The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto for Writers

More than merely a writing text, The Imaginative Argument offers writers instruction on how to use their imaginations to improve their prose. Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument--the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing--by drawing on emotion, soul, and creativity, the wellsprings of imagination. While Cioffi suggests that argument should become a natural habit of mind for writers, he goes still further, inspiring writers to adopt as their gold standard the imaginative argument: the surprising yet strikingly apt insight that organizes disparate noises into music, that makes out of chaos, chaos theory.

Specifications of The Imaginative Argument: A Practical Manifesto for Writers

AuthorFrank L. Cioffi
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number Of Pages256
Publication Date2005-04-03
Height9.21 inch.
Length6.14 inch.
Width0.56 inch.
Weight0.8 pounds.

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