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The Writer on her work

Author: Janet Sternburg
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1980-©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1980, the ground-breaking anthology The Writer on Her Work appeared, a collection of essays about what it means to be a woman who writes. Now, in a second volume, Janet Sternburg has again  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writer on her work.
New York : Norton, c1980-c1991
(OCoLC)567923753
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Sternburg
ISBN: 0393013618 9780393013610 0393028046 9780393028041
OCLC Number: 6196393
Description: 2 v. ; 22 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The writer herself : an introduction / Janet Sternburg ; Still just writing / Anne Tyler ; Why I write / Joan Didion ; The parable of the cave or : in praise of watercolors / Mary Gordon ; De memoria / Nancy Milford ; My grandmother who painted / Honor Moore ; Creating oneself from scratch / Michele Murray ; On being female, Black, and free / Margaret Walker ; Thoughts on writing : a diary / Susan Griffin ; One child of one's own : a meaningful digression within the work(s) / Alice Walker ; The middle period / Ingrid Bengis ; What it is I think I'm doing anyhow / Toni Cade Bambara ; Blood and guts : the tricky problem of being a woman writer in the late twentieth century / Erica Jong ; The coming book / Maxine Hong Kingston ; Opening night : the opening days / Janet Burroway ; The education of a poet / Muriel Rukeyser ; Becoming a writer / Gail Godwin --
v. 2. New essays in new territory : an introduction / Janet Sternburg ; The need to say it / Patricia Hampl ; A four-hundred-year-old woman / Bharati Mukherjee ; A sleeve of rain / Harriet Doerr ; My mother, literature, and a life split nearly into two halves / Kaye Gibbons ; The care-givers / Maxine Kumin ; Travelling writer / Jan Morris ; Hearing voices / Linda Hogan ; A question mark engraved on my eyelids / Elena Poniatowska ; A fire had to be lit / Anita Desai ; My vocation / Natalia Ginzburg ; Shifing things / Joy Williams ; Dipt me in ink / Elizabeth Jolley ; Aspiradora / Diane Johnson ; Nine beginnings / Margaret Atwood ; The house that Jill built / Rita Dove ; Life at close range / Gretel Ehrlich ; The province of radical solitude / Carolyn Forch ̌; Writing with the body / Luisa Valenzuela ; White lanterns / Diane Ackerman ; The writer on, and at, her work / Ursula Le Guin .
Responsibility: edited and with an introd. by Janet Sternburg.

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