Maps and Legends

Maps and Legends Author : Michael Chabon
Publisher : Open Road Media
Pub Date : 2011-12-20
Page : 226
Language : en
Rating : 3.5

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In these lively critical and personal essays, Chabon asserts his literary manifesto: “I read for entertainment, and I write to entertain. Period.”
This collection of sixteen essays champions the cause of sci-fi and westerns, superheroes and horror shows, gumshoes and goblins—all the genre novels, comics, and pulp fiction that get pushed aside when literary discussion turns serious. For Chabon, the stories that give us great pleasure are in many ways our truest, best art—the building blocks of our shared imagination. Whether he’s taking up Superman or Sherlock Holmes, Poe or Proust, Chabon’s emphatic mission is to explore the reasons we tell each other tales, and to offer a glimpse of his own history as reader and writer. This ebook features a biography of the author.


Maps And Legends


Author by : Michael Chabon
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-12-20
Publisher by : Open Road Media


Description : The Pulitzer Prize winner explores the literary joys of sci-fi and superheroes, gumshoes and goblins, and the stories that bring us together. “I read for entertainment, and I write to entertain. Per...

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Designed Maps


Author by : Cynthia A. Brewer
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2008
Publisher by : ESRI, Inc.


Description : Presents a variety of well-designed maps to detail techniques and guidelines for creating cartographic effects using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software....

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Physical Maps


Author by : Ian F. Mahaney
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2006-07-01
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group


Description : Explains how to read and understand a physical map....

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Learning And Teaching With Maps


Author by : Patrick Wiegand
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2006
Publisher by : Psychology Press


Description : Examines how children read, comprehend, and interpret maps, and explores ways that teaching with maps can be more effective....

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