The Faith of a Writer: Life, Craft, Art
- Author: Joyce Carol Oates
- Year: 31-10-2008
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 421-01
- SKU: 03.0021
- ISBN: 978-954-321-097-8
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Joyce Carol Oates is widely regarded as one of America's greatest contemporary literary figures. Having written in a number of genres -- prose, poetry, personal and critical essays, as well as plays -- she is an artist ideally suited to answer essential questions about what makes a story striking, a novel come alive, a writer an artist as well as a craftsman.
Oates claims, "Inspiration and energy and even genius are rarely enough to make 'art': for prose fiction is also a craft, and craft must be learned, whether by accident or design." In fourteen succinct chapters, The Faith of a Writer provides valuable lessons on how language, ideas, and experience are assembled to create art.
About the Author
Joyce Carol Oates
|Genre||Philosophical Prose, Theory of Literature, Essays, Artists|