Writers on Writing: The Art of the Short Story (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

Writers on Writing: The Art of the Short Story (Contributions to the Study of World Literature)


Short tales have loved an extended and well known historical past, with many recognized writers trying the craft sooner or later or one other. the following, Lee assembles various writers who touch upon the shape itself and its many meanings and manifestations. focusing on the positive factors and demanding situations of the fast tale, members from Amiri Baraka to Richard Ford and Jayne Anne Phillips to Janette Turner clinic speak about their very own writing, the writing of others, the fast tale shape, gender, politics, and different matters about the writing of brief fiction. Readers will come away with a fuller figuring out and appreciation of the craft of the fast tale writer.

Taking a populist method of the topic, Writers on Writing makes a speciality of relaying to readers the reality approximately brief tale writing. Writers from all over the world demonstrate the secrets and techniques of the shape and their very own techniques to it, in addition to feedback of alternative writers and their output. demanding a number of the conventional perspectives of previous and present critics approximately brief fiction, they current a brand new outlook at the brief tale that speaks to either the quick tale author and the quick tale reader.

Show sample text content

Download sample