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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
O'Hara, John, 1905-1970.
Artist is his own fault"
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c1977
|Named Person:||John O'Hara; John O'Hara|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John O'Hara; Matthew J Bruccoli
|Description:||xv, 226 p. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||[1.] The Rider College lectures: Dialog, detail, and type --
Logistics of the novel --
Method and technique of the novel --
[2.] Speeches: Writing -what's in it for me? --
What makes a writer? --
The prize is a good one --
Remarks on the novel --
We all know how good we are --
Every great writer of fiction was a great social historian --
[3.] Unpublished essays and forewords: These stories were part of me --
I was determined to make plain what I had seen --
Characters in search --
My favorite room --
[4.] On F. Scott Fitzgerald: In memory of F. Scott Fitzgerald: certain aspects --
Scott Fitzgerald odds and ends --
An artist in his own fault --
[5.] Book reviews and reading lists: Good reading --
Dorothy Parker, hip pocket size --
That Benny Greenspan --
The novels novelists read --
The author's name is Hemingway --
My ten favorite plays --
[6.] Interviews and public statements: John O'Hara, who talks like his stories / Robert Van Gelder --
The only good thing I got out of booze / Earl Wilson --
Talk with John O'Hara / Harvey Breit --
How do I write? / John O'Hara --
Talk with John O'Hara / Lewis Nichols --
John O'Hara from Pottsville, Pa. / John K. Hutchens --
As From the terrace goes to press --
Mr. O'Hara / Lewis Nichols --
Appt. with O'Hara / Rollene Waterman --
Talk with the author --
Reply to questionnaire / John O'Hara --
Good writers get published / John O'Hara --
If you are going to write, nothing will stop you / John O'Hara --
A writer's look at his town, career, and future / Kenneth D. Munn --
Don't say it never happened / John O'Hara --
I have recently been putting action back into my stories / John O'Hara --
The world, I think, is better off ... / Arthur Pottersman --
Two blows he had to beat / Peter Grosvener --
O'Hara calls literary landscape fairly bleak / Alden Whitman.
|Responsibility:||edited, with an introduction by Matthew J. Bruccoli.|
- O'Hara, John, -- 1905-1970 -- Aesthetics.
- Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century.
- Literature -- Aesthetics.
- Aesthetics, American.
- Aesthetics, American
- Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century
- Literature -- Aesthetics
- O'Hara, John -- Aesthetics
- O'Hara, John, -- 1905-1970.
- Aesthetics, Modern.