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Moving targets: writing with intent, 1982-2004.

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Toronto House of Anansi Press 2004.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0887841775 9780887841774
OCLC Number: 1027695324
Description: 422 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Dennis revisited --
Wondering what it's likfe to be a woman: The Witches of Eastwickby John Updike --
The sorcere as apprentice: Difficult Loves by/ Italo Calvino --
Margaret Atwood remembers Marian Engel --
Introduction to Roughing It In The Bush by Susanna Moodie --
True North --
Haunted by their nightmares : Beloved, by Toni Morrison --
Afterword to A Jest of God, by Margaet Laurence --
Preface to The Canadian Green Consumer guide --
Great Aunts --
Introduction: reading blind, The Best American Short Stories --
The public woman as Honorary Man: The Warrior Queens, by Antonia Fraser --
Writing Utopia --
A double-bladed knife: subversive laughter in two stories by Thomas King --
Nine Beginnings --
A slave to his own liberation: The General In His Labyrinth, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
Afterword to Anne Of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery --
Introduction: the early years, The Poetry of Gwendolyn MacEwen --
Why I love The Night of The Hunter --
Spotty-handed villainesses: problems of female bad behaviour in the creation of literature --
The grunge look --
Not so Grimm: The staying power of fairy tales: From The Beast To The Blonde: On Fairy Tales And Their Tellers, by Marina Warner --
A rich dessert from a Saucy Carter: Burning your boats: The Collected Short Stories, by Angela Carter --
An Experiment In Love, by Hilary Mantel --
In search of Alias Grace: on writing Canadian Historical fiction --
Masterpiece Theatre: Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth And Art and The Gift: Imagination And The Erotic Life of Property, by Lewis Hyde --
The awkward sublime. Mordecai Richler: 1931-2001:Diogenes of Montreal --
Introduction to She, by H. Rider Haggard --
When Afghanistan was a peace --
Mystery man: some clues to Dashiell Hammett --
Of myths and men: Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner --
Cops and robbers: Tishomingo Blues, by Elmore Leonard --
Tiff and the animals --
The indelible woman: To The Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf --
The Queen of Quinkdom: The Birthday Of The World And Other Stories, by ursula K. Le Guin --
Introduction to Ground Works, edited by Christian Bok --
The wrong box: Matt Cohen, Fabulism, and critical taxonomy --
Introduction to Doctor Glas, by Hjalmor Soderberg --
Napoleon's two biggest mistakes --
Letter to America --
Writing Oryx and Crake --
George Orwell: some personal connections --
Arguing against ice cream: Enough: Staying Human In An Engineered Age, by Bill McKibben --
Foreword: Victory gardens; A Breath of Fresh Air, by Elise Houghton --
Carol Shields, who died last week, wrote books that were full of delights --
Resisting the veil: reports from a revolution --
Introduction to The Complete Stories, Volume 4, by Morley Callaghan --
He springs eternal: Hope Dies Last: Keeping The Faith In Difficult Times, by Studs Terkel --
To Beechy Island --
Mortification.
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