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Living with a Writer

  • Dale Salwak

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
    2. Nadine Gordimer
      Pages 134-136
    3. Amanda Craig
      Pages 137-141
    4. Anne Bernays, Justin Kaplan
      Pages 142-145
    5. Jeffrey Meyers
      Pages 146-162
    6. Mary Ann Caws
      Pages 163-175
    7. Laurel Young
      Pages 176-183
    8. Betty Fussell
      Pages 184-188
    9. Rob Rollison
      Pages 189-201
  4. Conclusion: A Perilous Art

    1. Dale Salwak
      Pages 223-229
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 230-237

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

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