The art of fiction : 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 pages)
- Edition: Vintage Books ed.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1991.
- Copyright: ©1983
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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.
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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