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The art of fiction [electronic resource] : notes on craft for young writers / John Gardner.

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  • ISBN: 9780307756718 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307756718 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (183 p.)
  • Edition: Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1991, c1983.

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Formatted Contents Note: Notes on literary-aesthetic theory -- Aesthetic law and artistic mystery -- Basic skills, genre, and fiction as dream -- Interest and truth -- Metafiction, deconstructino and jazzing around -- Notes on the fictional process -- Common errors -- Technique -- Plotting.
Summary, etc.: A guide to creative writing examines diverse facets of writing technique, and contains analyses of works by writers from Homer to Mark Twain.
Subject: Fiction > Technique.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric
REFERENCE / Writing Skills
Genre: Electronic books.

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