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The Left-handed Story: Writing and the Writer's Life

The Left-handed Story: Writing and the Writer's Life (Paperback)

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In "The Left-Handed Story", poet, novelist, and children's author Nancy Willard presents an eclectic collection that will appeal to writers and established fans of her work.Willard expounds on topics as diverse as the many muses of writers, the origins and meaning of inspiration, the astonishing and mysterious powers of the litany form in poetry, writing about love, an essay on fairy tales, and an interview with Harry Roseman, an assistant to the artist and filmmaker Joseph Cornell.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismChildren's literature studies: generalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: The University of Michigan Press Publication Date: 01/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9780472069996  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Originally from Ann Arbor, Nancy Willard is the author of two novels, Things Invisible to See (Knopf 1984) and Sister Water (Knopf 1993), and eleven previous books of poetry, including Swimming Lessons: New and Selected Poems (Knopf 1998). She has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts in both fiction and poetry, and her book A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers (Harcourt 1981) was awarded the Newbery Medal. She teaches in the English department at Vassar College.

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