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The Art of Subtext - a book by Baxter, Charles

The Art of Subtext

Beyond Plot

The Art of Subtext( )
Author: Baxter, Charles
Series title:Art Of... Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Graywolf Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Charles Baxter inaugurates The Art of, a new series on the craft of writing, with the wit and intelligence he brought to his celebrated book Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction.

Fiction writer and essayist Charles Baxter's The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot discusses and illustrates the hidden subtextual overtones and undertones in fictional works haunted by the unspoken, the suppressed, and the secreted. Using an array of examples from Melville and...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
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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