Conversations on Writing

Ursula K. Le Guin

138 pages

English language

Published Nov. 7, 2018

ISBN:
9781941040997
OCLC Number:
1005695158

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In a series of interviews with David Naimon, Le Guin discusses craft, aesthetics, and philosophy in her fiction, poetry, and nonfiction works. The discussions provide ample advice and guidance for writers of every level, but also give Le Guin a chance to sound off on some of her favorite subjects: the genre wars, the patriarchy, the natural world, and what, in her opinion, makes for great writing. With excerpts from her own books and those that she looked to for inspiration, this volume is a treat for Le Guin's longtime readers, a perfect introduction for those first approaching her writing, and a tribute to her incredible life and work.

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Subjects

  • Literature
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Interviews
  • American Authors
  • Science fiction
  • Civilization
  • American Women authors
  • Authorship
  • Biography

Places

  • United States