Lit from within : contemporary masters on the art and craft of writing / edited by Kevin Haworth and Dinty W. Moore.
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- ISBN: 9780821443705
- ISBN: 0821443704
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (194 pages)
- Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ron Carlson; The Wrong Answer by Ron Carlson; Confessions of a Navel Gazer by Robin Hemley; Gesture by Francine Prose; The Myth of Craft by Billy Collins; Only Collect by Peter Ho Davies; Stillness by Charles Baxter; Thirteen Things I Hate about Poetry by David Kirby; Some Questions about Questions by Claire Bateman; The Poem, Its Buried Subject, and the Revisionist Reader by Stephen Dunn; Thirteen Things about the Contemporary Short Story That Really Hack Me Off by Lee K. Abbott; Litany, Gamesmanship, and Representation by Tony Hoagland.
All That Is the Case by Maggie NelsonA Poem of Character by Carl Dennis; Good Fortune Befell Me by Rick Bass; Someone Reading a Book Is a Sign of Order in the World by Mary Ruefle; Credits.
|Summary:|| Lit from Within offers creative writers a window into the minds of some of America's most celebrated contemporary authors. Witty, direct, and thought-provoking, these essays offer something to creative writers of all backgrounds and experience. With contributions from fiction writers, poets, and nonfiction writers, this is a collection of unusual breadth and quality. Contributors: Lee K. Abbott, Rick Bass, Claire Bateman, Charles Baxter, Ron Carlson, Billy Collins, Peter Ho Davies, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dunn, Robin Hemley, Tony Hoagland, David Kirby, Maggie Nelson, Francine.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.