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Dec 03, 2002
| ISBN 9780142001479
Dec 03, 2002
| ISBN 9781440621277
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Dec 03, 2002 | ISBN 9780142001479
Dec 03, 2002 | ISBN 9781440621277
Wallace Stegner founded the acclaimed Stanford Writing Program-a program whose alumni include such literary luminaries as Larry McMurtry, Robert Stone, and Raymond Carver. Here Lynn Stegner brings together eight of Stegner’s previously uncollected essays-including four never-before-published pieces -on writing fiction and teaching creative writing. In this unique collection he addresses every aspect of fiction writing-from the writer’s vision to his or her audience, from the use of symbolism to swear words, from the mystery of the creative process to the recognizable truth it seeks finally to reveal. His insights will benefit anyone interested in writing fiction or exploring ideas about fiction’s role in the broader culture.
Wallace Stegner (1909–1993) was the author of, among other novels, All the Little Live Things (winner of a Commonwealth Club Gold Medal), Angle of Repose (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and The Spectator Bird (winner of the National Book Award). His nonfiction… More about Wallace Stegner
ForewordFiction: A Lens on LifeCreative WritingOn the Teaching of Creative WritingTo a Young WriterGoodbye to All T__t!The Writer’s AudienceA Note on Technique“Goin’ to Town”: An Object Lesson
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