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Author Gardner, John, 1933-1982.

Title The art of fiction : notes on craft for young writers / John Gardner.

Imprint New York : Vintage Books, 1991, ©1983.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  808.3 GAR    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  808.3 GAR    Lost and Paid
Edition Vintage Books ed.
Description xii, 224 pages ; 21 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary A guide to creative writing examines diverse facets of writing technique, and contains analyses of works by writers from Homer to Mark Twain.
Contents Notes on literary-aesthetic theory -- Aesthetic law and artistic mystery -- Basic skills, genre, and fiction as dream -- Interest and truth -- Metafiction, deconstructino and jazzing around -- Notes on the fictional process -- Common errors -- Technique -- Plotting -- Exercises.
Subject Fiction -- Technique.
ISBN 0679734031

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