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The art of fiction : notes on craft for young writers

Author: John Gardner
Publisher: New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1984, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains the principles and techniques of good writing, and discusses the seven basic technical matters that beginning writers must constantly bear in mind.
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Gardner, John, 1933-1982.
Art of fiction.
New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1984, ©1983
(OCoLC)644496125
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gardner
ISBN: 0394504690 9780394504698
OCLC Number: 9646400
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Notes on literary-aesthetic theory. Aesthetic law and artistic mystery --
Basic skills, genre, and fiction as dream --
Interest and truth --
Metafiction, deconstruction, and jazzing around --
Notes on the fictional process. Common errors --
Technique --
Plotting.
Responsibility: John Gardner.

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Explains the principles and techniques of good writing, and discusses the seven basic technical matters that beginning writers must constantly bear in mind.

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