Passion and Craft

Passion and Craft : Conversations with Notable Writers

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The twelve contemporary fiction writers interviewed in Passion and Craft go beyond the merely autobiographical, revealing that, despite their differences, they share passionate devotion and discipline for their craft.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252023870
  • 9780252023873

Table of contents

Richard Ford : important acts -- Bobbie Ann Mason : quiet rebellions -- T. Coraghessan Boyle : entertainments and provocations -- Gina Berriault : "Don't I know you?" -- Rick Bass : out of boundaries -- Leonard Michaels : the lyric impulse -- ChristopherTilghman : grappling with the holy mysteries -- Thom Jones : a way of feeling better -- Julia Alvarez : "A clean windshield" -- Andre Dubus : "Passion is better" -- Jayne Anne Phillips : the mystery of language -- Tobias Wolff : citizens and outlaws.show more