On Writers & Writing

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MJF Books, Feb 1, 2003 - Books - 297 pages
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These 28 pieces, dating from 1964 to Gardner's death in 1982, are mostly reviews. There are also a few longer essays or omnibus reviews, some thoughts on patriotism and the bicentennial, and ... Read full review

Contents

Art and Social Commitment
1
An Invective Against Mere Fiction
13
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino
30
Copyright

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John Gardner is Professor of English at Southern Illinois University. His previous books include a modernized English version of "The Complete Works of the Gawain-Poet "and a recently published novel, "The Wreckage of Agathon."

CHARLES JOHNSON, Jr. is Chair of the Department of History and Geography at Morgan State University.

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