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The Resource Alphamaniacs : builders of 26 wonders of the word, Paul Fleischman ; art by Melissa Sweet

Alphamaniacs : builders of 26 wonders of the word, Paul Fleischman ; art by Melissa Sweet

Label
Alphamaniacs : builders of 26 wonders of the word
Title
Alphamaniacs
Title remainder
builders of 26 wonders of the word
Statement of responsibility
Paul Fleischman ; art by Melissa Sweet
Title variation
Alpha maniacs
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Profiles twenty-six authors with original and distinctive approaches to literature and language, from a man who used vanity license plates to tell stories and a woman who made new poems by subtracting letters from published works to people who studied word origins and variations
  • Fleischman profiles twenty-six authors with original and distinctive approaches to literature and language. From a man who used vanity license plates to tell stories and a woman who made new poems by subtracting letters from published works, to people who studied word origins and variations, this is a celebration of the adventurers who have explored language with a sense of curiosity and playfulness. -- adapted from information provided and jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleischman, Paul,
Dewey number
  • 809
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN452
LC item number
.F54 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Language and languages
  • Literature
  • Erasure poetry
  • Plays on words
  • Plays on words
  • Authors
  • Literature
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Alphamaniacs : builders of 26 wonders of the word, Paul Fleischman ; art by Melissa Sweet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The invitation -- Daniel Nussbaum -- Jean-Dominique Bauby -- Thomas Urquhart -- Jessie Little Doe Baird -- Marc Okrand -- Ignatius Donnelly -- Ross Eckler -- Frederic Cassidy -- Doris Cross -- Robert Shields -- Sven Jacobson -- Mike Gold -- David Wallace -- Bohumil Hrabal -- Corín Tellado -- Raymond Queneau -- Georges Perec -- Simon Vostre -- Howard Chace -- Robert McCormick -- Mary Ellen Solt -- A. A. Morrison -- Ernst Toch -- David Bryce -- Allen Read -- Ludwik Zamenhof
Control code
1109426685
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780763690663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Alphamaniacs : builders of 26 wonders of the word, Paul Fleischman ; art by Melissa Sweet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The invitation -- Daniel Nussbaum -- Jean-Dominique Bauby -- Thomas Urquhart -- Jessie Little Doe Baird -- Marc Okrand -- Ignatius Donnelly -- Ross Eckler -- Frederic Cassidy -- Doris Cross -- Robert Shields -- Sven Jacobson -- Mike Gold -- David Wallace -- Bohumil Hrabal -- Corín Tellado -- Raymond Queneau -- Georges Perec -- Simon Vostre -- Howard Chace -- Robert McCormick -- Mary Ellen Solt -- A. A. Morrison -- Ernst Toch -- David Bryce -- Allen Read -- Ludwik Zamenhof
Control code
1109426685
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780763690663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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