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John Gardner

a study of the short fiction

by Jeff Henderson

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardner, John, 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Fiction -- Technique,
  • Short story

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-160) and index.

    StatementJeff Henderson.
    SeriesTwayne"s studies in short fiction ;, no. 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.A712 Z68 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1852488M
    ISBN 100805783261
    LC Control Number90004114

    Book by John W. Gardner, December, 21 Copy quote Creativity requires the freedom to consider unthinkable alternatives, to doubt the worth of cherished practices.   —John Gardner, when asked what effect he thinks his writing has had on people, in conversation in The Paris Review, issue no. 75 (Spring ). Two weeks before his third wedding, John Gardner, novelist and writing teacher, was drifting in a small boat on a lake in the middle of the night, despairing.

    Not to be confused with John Gardner (British writer). John Champlin Gardner Jr. (J – Septem ) was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is best known for his novel Grendel, a retelling Alma mater: Washington University in St. . John Gardner, American novelist and poet whose philosophical fiction reveals his characters’ inner conflicts. Gardner attended Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (A.B., ), and the University of Iowa (M.A., ; Ph.D., ) and then taught at various colleges and universities.

    John W. Gardner was the US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare between and He served as an advisor under multiple presidential administrations and chaired the President's Commission on White House Fellowships in In Mr. Gardner was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civil honor in the United ed on: Ma John Gardner Quotes. Five of the best book quotes from John Gardner #1 “I understood that the world was nothing: a mechanical chaos of casual, brute enmity on which we stupidly impose our hopes and fears. I understood that, finally and absolutely, I alone exist. All the rest, I saw, is merely what pushes me, or what I push against, blindly.


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