On Writers and Writing

On Writers and Writing

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A brilliant, ambitious, insightful inquiry into the art of writing from the legendary Margaret Atwood.

What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god of Art? An improver of readers' minds and morals? Looking back on her own childhood and the development of her writing career, Margaret Atwood addresses the riddle of her own art.

Her wide-ranging reference to other writers, living and dead, is accompanied by personal anecdotes from her own experiences as a writer. The lightness of her touch is offset by a seriousness about the purpose and the pleasures of writing. Wise, candid, informative, and engaging, On Writers and Writing provides an insider's view of the writer's universe, written by one of the most celebrated writers of our time.
Publisher: [Toronto] :, Emblem,, 2014.
Edition: Emblem edition.
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780771007729
0771007728
Characteristics: xxvii, 219 pages
Additional Contributors: Atwood, Margaret 1939-

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