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The left-handed story : writing and the writer's life

Author: Nancy Willard
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008.
Series: Writers on writing (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Left-Handed Story, poet, novelist, and children's author Nancy Willard presents an eclectic collection that will appeal to writers and established fans of her work. Willard expounds on topics as diverse as the many muses of writers, the origins and meaning of inspiration, the astonishing and mysterious powers of the litany form in poetry, writing about love, an essay on fairy tales, and an interview with  Read more...
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Named Person: Nancy Willard; Nancy Willard; Nancy Willard
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Willard
ISBN: 9780472099993 047209999X 9780472069996 0472069993
OCLC Number: 162145894
Description: 146 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Writer's Craft --
"What We Write about When We Write about Love" 3 --
Put It on the Back Burner 14 --
Camping on the Border 21 --
Players in the Minor League 32 --
The Muse Goes Greyhound 41 --
The Friendship Tarot 52 --
A Wand Made of Words: The Litany Poem 60 --
The Left-Handed Story 67 --
A Tale out of Time 74 --
Crossing the Water 86 --
Portraits and Interviews --
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: A Conversation with Harry Roseman, Assistant to Joseph Cornell 97 --
Not by Bread Alone: A Portrait of Simone Levy 119 --
Eden Revisited 127 --
From the Ancestors 133 --
An Ode to the Pantry 140 --
The Cookies of Fortune 142.
Series Title: Writers on writing (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Responsibility: Nancy Willard.
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