Sailing the Inland Sea

Sailing the Inland Sea Calling On The Image Of The Midwest S Vanished Inland Sea, Susan Neville Has Written A Compelling Collection Of Essays That Ponder Writing And The Landlocked Imagination The Essays Range From Interviews With Indiana Writers Kurt Vonnegut, Scott Sanders, Marguerite Young, And Others, To Discussions On Techniques Grounded In A Midwestern Sensibility As Director Of Butler University S Visiting Writers Series, Neville Has Had The Rare Opportunity To Converse With Such Literary Giants As Salman Rushdie, Ray Bradbury, And Toni Morrison, And Some Of Those Exchanges Have Been Incorporated Into This Exciting New Collection. Presumably a book about writing and literature, this book is a series of essays about Midwest landscape and literature.Neville explores underground rivers, Indiana literary giants no, not an oxymoron , landscape, and of course the ancient sea that once covered the Midwest This is
Sailing the Inland Sea is a collection of essays in which Neville explores the meaning of place and geography as she interacts with writers from the Midwest as well as other authors from around the world In doing so, she also explores writing techniques Some of these essays are brilliant In Sacred Space in Ordinary Time, she begins a Sunday looking for sacred places, starting her journey at a shopping mall Another powerful essay Where s Iago, discusses the way a story needs an Ia Sailing the Inland Sea is a collection of essays in which Neville explores the meaning of place and geography as she interacts with writers from the Midwest as well as other authors from around the world In doing so, she also explores writing techniques Some of these essays are brilliant In Sacred Space in Ordinary Time, she begins a Sunday looking for sacred places, starting her journey at a shopping mall Another powerful essay Where s Iago, discusses the way a story needs an Iago a character from Shakespeare s Othello to serve as a catalysis and to move the story along Iago has a long and noble and sinister history, tracing his roots back to the snake in the Garden of Eden page 126 As in many of her essays, she weaves in different threads including a discussion of evil, the philosophy of Nietzsche and th
I did not know what to expect of this book Which is probably good, because had someone told me, I would not have read it But read it, I did, and I keep returning to it Not only is it well written, the concepts are fresh and original I will leave it at that and encourage others to read it too, especially if they are interested in writing Ms Neville s way of looking at her community should serve as an example for everyone to examine the collective nuances of th
I am reading this in no particular order, just choosing essays Find it refreshing to hear about some of the creative people that have come out of Indiana I needed a book to take on a weeklong trip circa 2007 with my son s Boy Scout troop to the Bahamas, where we would sail and snorkel Going to the local bookstore in Grinnell, I espied this title, and with the sailing reference made it an impulse buy So glad I did It focuses on Indiana, and I

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Sailing the Inland Sea
  • Susan Neville
  • English
  • 06 February 2019
  • 0253219027