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The Faber Book of Writers on Writers

The Faber Book of Writers on Writers( )
Author: French, Sean
Editor: French, Sean
Contribution by: Boyle, Charles
ISBN:978-0-571-14649-9
Publication Date:Jan 1999
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
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Book Description:

John Updike considers it one of the less elevated impulses, Norman Mailer sees it as an inevitable conflict, Wallace Stevens saw it as one of the greatest aspects of literature. There is a special frisson when great writers meet, and when one - or both - of them records the event, the result is rarely straightforward.

This collection includes Jonson on Shakespeare; Hazlitt on Coleridge; Philip Roth dashing the hopes of a dying Bernard Malamud; Virginia Woolf glimpsing D. H. Lawrence...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.477 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds



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