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