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Burning down the House - a book by Baxter, Charles

Burning down the House

Essays on Fiction

Burning down the House( )
Author: Baxter, Charles
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Graywolf Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new foreword by Charles Baxter

As much a rumination on the state of literature as a technical manual for aspiring writers, Burning Down the House has been enjoyed by readers and taught in classrooms for more than a decade. Readers are rewarded with thoughtful analysis, humorous one-liners, and plenty of brushfires that continue burning long after the book is closed.

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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Author Biography
Baxter, Charles (Author)
Charles Baxter is the author of novels and short story collections. His novels include The Feast of Love, The Soul Thief, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, and First Light. His short story collections include Gryphon, Believers, A Relative Stranger, Through the Safety Net, Harmony of the World, and There's Something I Want You to Do. He teaches at the University of Minnesota and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.


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