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The Resource Writing better lyrics : the essential guide to powerful songwriting, Pat Pattison ; foreword by Gillian Welch, (electronic resource)

Writing better lyrics : the essential guide to powerful songwriting, Pat Pattison ; foreword by Gillian Welch, (electronic resource)

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Writing better lyrics : the essential guide to powerful songwriting
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Writing better lyrics
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the essential guide to powerful songwriting
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Pat Pattison ; foreword by Gillian Welch
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eng
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Writing better lyrics : the essential guide to powerful songwriting, Pat Pattison ; foreword by Gillian Welch, (electronic resource)
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Writing better lyrics : the essential guide to powerful songwriting, Pat Pattison ; foreword by Gillian Welch, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-293) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword / Gillian Welch -- Introduction -- 1. Object writing : the art of the diver -- 2. Rusty's collar : a lesson in showing and telling -- 3. Making metaphors -- 4. Learning to say no : building worksheets -- 5. Clichés : the sleeping puppy (a case study) -- 6. Productive repetition -- 7. Verse development and power positions -- 8. Travelogues : verse continuity -- 9. Stripping your repetition for repainting -- 10. Perspectives -- 11. Point of view : second person and the hangman -- 12. Point of view : second person as narrative -- 13. Dialogue and point of view -- 14. Meter : something in common -- 15. Spotlighting with common meter -- 16. Meter : two by two -- 17. Managing couplets -- 18. Prosody : structure as film score -- 19. Understanding motion -- 20. Form follows function : building the perfect beast -- 21. The great balancing act : courting danger on the high wire -- 22. Song forms : (im) potent packages -- 23. Song forms : (im) potent packages II -- 24. Process -- Appendix. Co-writing : the "no"-free zone -- Permissions -- Index
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Edition
2nd ed.
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vi, 298 p.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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