Writers on writing

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Middlebury College Press, Aug 1, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 294 pages
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NOTE: The other two reviews that appear in this section are reviewing a DIFFERENT collection of essays called "Writers On Writing." LibraryThing has incorrectly linked this 1991 collection with the ... Read full review

Writers on writing

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Once again Pack and Parini have recorded the eloquent voices of contemporary writers in this fourth volume of the "Bread Loaf Anthology'' series ( The Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American ... Read full review

Contents

Writing as
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An Essay
29
Richard Ford Reading
55
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Jay Parini was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania in 1948. In 1970 he graduated from Lafayette College, and he received a doctorate from the University of St. Andrews in 1975. Before becoming a professor at Vermont's Middlebury College in 1982, Parini taught at Dartmouth College. Parini writes poetry, novels, biographies, and criticism, and he has published numerous reviews and essays in major journals and newspapers. He co-founded the New England Review in 1976. A successful film version of The Last Station, his 1990 novel, was released in 2009.