Living with a Writer

  • Dale Salwak
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. The Pleasures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Malcolm Bradbury
      Pages 3-12
    3. Ann Thwaite
      Pages 13-24
    4. Paul Theroux
      Pages 25-26
    5. Michael Holroyd
      Pages 37-39
    6. Margaret Drabble
      Pages 40-43
    7. George Howe Colt
      Pages 65-76
    8. John Updike
      Pages 77-79
    9. David Updike
      Pages 80-84
    10. Catherine Aird
      Pages 85-91
    11. Brian W. Aldiss
      Pages 92-98
    12. Kathleen Symons
      Pages 99-106
    13. Frances H. Bachelder
      Pages 107-113
  3. The Problems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129

About this book

Introduction

Living With A Writer brings together a group of prestigious contributors to discuss the writing lives of contemporary poets, novelists, critics, dramatists, editors and collaborators. What are the practical considerations of being a writer? What are the household dynamics? How do the circumstances contribute to the work? What does it tell us about the creative process? The book features pieces from well-known authors and partners in famous literary relationships, including John Bayley, Amanda Craig, Nadine Gordimer, Ann Thwaite, Paul Theroux and John Updike.

Keywords

Agatha Christie creative writing drama dramatist dynamics essay knowledge living Tennyson writing

Editors and affiliations

  • Dale Salwak
    • 1
  1. 1.Citrus CollegeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-07998-5
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-72225-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-07998-5
  • About this book