The Writer as Myth Maker by A. Adu Boahen

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Published by Africa World Press .

Written in English

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  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • History,
  • Boahen, A. Adu,
  • History - General History,
  • English,
  • History: World,
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa - General,
  • General,
  • Africa,
  • Ghana

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages682
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8860124M
ISBN 101592212964
ISBN 109781592212965

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On the shelves of readers with Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art, Stephen King’s On Writing. As is the case for many sci-fi and fantasy writers and dabblers, there is no author who has ignited my imagination and influenced my writing more than J.R.R.

Tolkien. The worlds he created and stories he spun have enchanted generations of writers and readers and inspired all manner of fantasy worlds and underdog stories. The Myth Makers is the first volume of essays in fifteen years by V.S. Prichett, a literary critic.

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John James Audubon was a man of many identities: artist, naturalist, woodsman, adventurer, storyteller, myth maker.

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