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Robert Cohen (Editor), Jay Parini (Editor) - The Writer's Reader: Vocation, Preparation, Creation - 9781628925371 - V9781628925371
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The Writer's Reader: Vocation, Preparation, Creation

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Description for The Writer's Reader: Vocation, Preparation, Creation Paperback. Editor(s): Cohen, Robert; Parini, Jay, Ph.D. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 31. Weight in Grams: 572.
The Writer's Reader is an anthology of essays on the art and life of writing by major writers of the past and present. These essays offer a wealth of insights into how writers approach their craft and represent a practical resource as well as a source of inspiration. The writings collected here range from classic to less well-known, historical to contemporary, and include, for example, essays on the vocation of writing by Natalia Ginzburg, John Berger, Edwidge Danticat, Julia Alvarez, and Flannery O'Connor; thoughts on preparing for writing by Roberto Bolano, Henry Miller, Jorge ... Read more

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About Robert Cohen (Editor), Jay Parini (Editor)
Robert Cohen is a novelist, short story writer, and essayist, and is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Middlebury College, USA. His books include Inspired Sleep, Amateur Barbarians, and The Varieties of Romantic Experience, and his stories and essays have appeared in Harper's, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, GQ, and The Believer. Among his awards are a Guggenheim ... Read more

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An invaluable resource for the student of writing, and enlightening in all sorts of ways ... All the contributors are generous and honest, often painfully so, providing plenty of aphorisms you might want to scribble down and stick on your PC.
Sydney Morning Herald
This anthology compiles over thirty essays on the literary life by authors including Julia ... Read more

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