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Conversations with John L'Heureux

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Februar 2011

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book presents a sequence of interviews between Dikran Karagueuzian and prolific fiction writer John L'Heureux that investigate the nature of writing fiction and the writer's need to write. This conversation includes a discussion of contemporary fiction, its virtues and vices, and its distinguished practitioners along with a personal perspective on writing novels as opposed to short stories. Karagueuzian and L'Heureux also explore L'Heureux's years as director of the Stanford Writing Program, detailing his relationship with some of his better known students, and offering insight into what can and can't be taught in a creative writing program.

Portrait

John L'Heureux is the author of seventeen books, most of which are novels.

Pressestimmen

"John's work is sometimes dire in its portraiture but never contemptuous; witty as Donne is witty, that is, seriously witty; adventurous in language and form without ever being cute."--Tobias Wolff, from the introduction
--Tobias Wolff, from the introduction
EAN: 9781575866017
ISBN: 1575866013
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CTR FOR STUDY OF LANG & INFO
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2011
Seitenanzahl: 170 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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