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The Writer on Her Work

The Writer on Her Work

by Janet Sternburg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393320558
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/17/2000
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 877,889
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Janet Sternburg, also the editor of The Writer on Her Work II, lives in Encino, California.

Table of Contents

The Writer Herself: An Introductionxix
A Second Introduction in the Year 2000xxvii
Still Just Writing3
Why I Write17
The Parable of the Cave or: In Praise of Watercolors27
De Memoria33
My Grandmother Who Painted45
Creating Oneself from Scratch71
On Being Female, Black, and Free95
Thoughts on Writing: A Diary107
One Child of One's Own: A Meaningful Digression within the Work(s)121
The Middle Period141
What It Is I Think I'm doing Anyhow153
Blood and Guts: The Tricky Problem of Being a Woman Writer in the Late Twentieth Century169
The Coming Book181
Opening Nights: The Opening Days187
The Education of a Poet217
Becoming a Writer231
Notes on Contributors257

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