The Half-Known World
On Writing Fiction
By (author) Robert Boswell
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Half-Known World by Robert Boswell
Book DescriptionRobert Boswell brings his vast experience as a teacher, writer and reader, as well as his keen critical eye, to bear on craft issues facing literary writers, using examples from masters such as Leo Tolstoy, Flannery O'Connor and Alice Munro to punctuate this sparkling collection of essays. Boswell also candidly shares the experiences that have shaped his writing life and imaginative process, including the story of a boyhood adventure which taught him how important it is for writers to embrace the half-known world' of fiction, where surprise and meaning converge.'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781555975043
(210mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publisher: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Robert Boswell
Robert Boswell is the author of five novels, most recently "Century's Son." He teaches creative writing at New Mexico State University, the University of Houston, and in the Warren Wilson MFA Program.
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