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Passion and craft : conversations with notable writers

Author: Bonnie Lyons; Bill Oliver
Publisher: Urbana ; Chicago : University of Illinois Press, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of interviews with 12 contemporary fiction writers.
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Genre/Form: Short story
Aufsatzsammlung
Short stories
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Lyons; Bill Oliver
ISBN: 0252023870 9780252023873 0252066871 9780252066870
OCLC Number: 37398058
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Richard Ford : important acts --
Bobbie Ann Mason : quiet rebellions --
T. Coraghessan Boyle : entertainments and provocations --
Gina Berriault : "Don't I know you?" --
Rick Bass : out of boundaries --
Leonard Michaels : the lyric impulse --
Christopher Tilghman : grappling with the holy mysteries --
Thom Jones : a way of feeling better --
Julia Alvarez : "A clean windshield" --
Andre Dubus : "Passion is better" --
Jayne Anne Phillips : the mystery of language --
Tobias Wolff : citizens and outlaws.
Responsibility: edited by Bonnie Lyons and Bill Oliver.

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Collection of interviews with 12 contemporary fiction writers.

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"The interviews reveal not only the personalities of authors, but also their approaches to writing fiction, poetry, and memoir, and their struggles to achieve with their pen what they envision in Read more...

 
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