Conversations with Ian McEwan

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Over thirty years of interviews with the British author of such highly praised novels at Enduring Love, Atonement, Saturday, and On Chesil Beach
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Overview


Over thirty years of interviews with the British author of such highly praised novels at Enduring Love, Atonement, Saturday, and On Chesil Beach
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604734195
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 4/9/2010
  • Series: Literary Conversations Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ryan Roberts is a librarian at Lincoln Land Community College and an editorial assistant for Between the Lines. He is the official webmaster for Julian Barnes (www.julianbarnes .com), Ian McEwan (www.ianmcewan.com), and James Fenton (www.jamesfenton.com), among others.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chronology xv

Points of Departure Ian Hamilton 3

Adolescence and After Christopher Ricks 19

Ian McEwan John Haffenden 26

Writers Talk: Ideas of Our Time Martin Amis 47

The Pleasure of Prose Writing vs. Pornographic Violence: An Interview with Ian McEwan Rosa González Casademont 54

Profile Writing: Ian McEwan Patrick McGrath 61

An Interview with Ian McEwan Liliane Louvel Gilles Ménégaldo Anne-Laure Fortin 67

Interview with Ian McEwan Jonathan Noakes 79

The Art of Fiction CLXXIII: Ian McEwan Adam Begley 89

Zadie Smith Talks with Ian McEwan Zadie Smith 108

A Conversation about Art and Nature Antony Gormley 134

A Conversation with Ian McEwan David Lynn 143

Naming What Is There: Ian McEwan in Conversation with David Remnick David Remnick 156

Dual Purpose Ashutosh Khandekar 176

Shadow Lines Steven Pinker 180

"A Thing One Does": A Conversation with Ian McEwan Ryan Roberts 188

Index 203

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