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The art of fiction : notes on craft for young writers

Author: John Gardner
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1991, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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In this handbook, based on the courses and seminars that John Gardner gave, he explains the principles and techniques of good writing. Gardner's lessons, exemplified with detailed excerpts from classic works of literature, sweep across a complete range of topics -- from the nature of aesthetics to the shape of a refined sentence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gardner
ISBN: 9780679734031 0679734031
OCLC Number: 24042386
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 224 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Aesthetic law and artistic mystery --
Basic skills, genre, and fiction as dream --
Interest and truth --
Metafiction, deconstruction and jazzing around --
Common errors --
Technique --
Plotting --
Exercises.
Responsibility: John Gardner.

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In this handbook, based on the courses and seminars that John Gardner gave, he explains the principles and techniques of good writing. Gardner's lessons, exemplified with detailed excerpts from classic works of literature, sweep across a complete range of topics -- from the nature of aesthetics to the shape of a refined sentence.

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