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Ragtime Today I was thinking of the 101 reasons why I love books, the actual physical papery pagey spiney things with words all over them, and one of the reasons was that they re not machines Everything i seem to have to do these days is with some kind of machine At work, of course, chained to the pc actually it s a laptop on a docking station with two screens, I wonder when they ll add me a thi 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 No One Ever Drove This Fast BeforeThe most startling thing about Ragtime is the pace of the narrative It never slackens, even to allow direct speech It moves relentlessly from place to place, person to person, with non stop description, assertion, connection, reversal There are crowds and traffic and excitement wherever you look If there is temporary equilibrium, it is fragile a tour boat listing first to starboard then to port a motor car belching steam at the crest of a hill, a chauffeur No One Ever Drove This Fast BeforeThe most startling thing about Ragtime is the pace of the narrative It never slackens, even to allow direct speech It moves relentlessly from place to place, person to person, with non stop description, assertion, connection, reversal There are crowds and traffic and excitement wherever you look If there is temporary equilibrium, it is fragile a tour boat listing first to starboard then to port a motor car belching steam at the crest of a hill, a chauffeur bribed to keep his mouth shut.This is extrovert writing Active voice Strong verbs Present tense High frequency transmission Introspection and interior monologue are almost non existent It s like travelling in an empty railway ca Sometime early in his career E.L Doctorow figured out a great formula for historical fiction He takes real life iconic figures from whatever era he s covering and has them interact in believable ways with his fictional characters It makes for a show, don t tell scenario that brings history alive With Ragtime, we get to peek inside the heads of Houdini, Freud, J.P Morgan, Emma Goldman, Henry Ford and others In the process, we learn the issues of the day and get an authentic feel for the s Sometime early in his career E.L Doctorow figured out a great formula for historical fiction He takes real life iconic figures from whatever era he s covering and has them interact in believable ways with his fictional characters It makes for a show, don t tell scenario that brings history alive With Ragtime, we get to peek inside the heads of Houdini, Freud, J.P Morgan, Emma Goldman, Henry Ford and others In the process, we learn the issues of the day and get an authentic feel for the setting We can appreciate the context and connections that animate his sto 335 Ragtime, E.L Doctorow 2006 1367 1385 280 9644870735 20335 Ragtime, E.L Doctorow 2006 1367 1385 280 9644870735 20 Patriotism was a reliable sentiment in the early 1900 s Teddy Roosevelt was President The population customarily gathered in great numbers either out of doors for parades, public concerts, fish fries, political picnics, social outings, or indoors in meeting halls, vaudeville theatres, operas, ballrooms This relatively short novel is jam packed with a myriad of characters some fictiona Writing is like driving a car at night You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that wayE.L Doctorow, RagtimeSo my first book of 2014 isn t even on my to read list Must be good Yes, in fact it is the killer historical novel of the Ragtime era It is the big uncle to late 90s Philip Roth I Married a Communist , American Pastoral , Don DeLillo Libra , Underworld , Gore Vidal Empire, Hollywood Norman Mailer Executioner s Song HWriting is like Published In 1975, Ragtime Changed Our Very Concept Of What A Novel Could Be An Extraordinary Tapestry, Ragtime Captures The Spirit Of America In The Era Between The Turn Of The Century The First World War The Story Opens In 1906 In New Rochelle, NY, At The Home Of An Affluent American Family One Lazy Sunday Afternoon, The Famous Escape Artist Harry Houdini Swerves His Car Into A Telephone Pole Outside Their House Almost Magically, The Line Between Fantasy Historical Fact, Between Real Imaginary Characters, Disappears Henry Ford, Emma Goldman, J.P Morgan, Evelyn Nesbit, Sigmund Freud Emiliano Zapata Slip In Out Of The Tale, Crossing Paths With Doctorow S Imagined Family Other Fictional Characters, Including An Immigrant Peddler A Ragtime Musician From Harlem Whose Insistence On A Point Of Justice Drives Him To Revolutionary Violence. !!> Epub ➤ Fisica 1 - Principios y Problemas ➣ Author Paul W. 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I m not quite sure how I feel about this book.I went back and forth between giving it 3 or 4 stars What to do I decided that, since I was unsure, erring on the higher side would befair I mean, the content of the book was really good There were stories centered around a diverse mixiture of people from the early 1900s that included Harry Houdini, J


About the Author: E.L. Doctorow

E L DOCTOROW S works of fiction include Homer Langley,The March, Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, the Book of Daniel, City of God, Welcome to Hard Times, Loon Lake, World s Fair, The Waterworks, and All the Time in the World Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN Faulkner Awards, The Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, and the presidential E L DOCTOROW S works of fiction include Homer Langley,The March, Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, the Book of Daniel, City of God, Welcome to Hard Times, Loon Lake, World s Fair, The Waterworks, and All the Time in the World Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN Faulkner Awards, The Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal In 2009 he was short listed for the Man Booker International Prize honoring a writer s lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN Saul Bellow Award given to an author whose scale of achievement over a sustained career places him in the highest rank of American Literature In 2013 the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him the Gold Medal for Fiction


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