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Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction

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Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new foreword by Charles Baxter

As much a rumination on the state of literature as a technical manual for aspiring writers, Burning Down the House has been enjoyed by readers and taught in classrooms for more than a decade. Readers are rewarded with thoughtful analysis, humorous one-liners, and plenty of brushfires that continue burning long after the book is closed.

About the Author

Charles Baxter is the author of ten books, including The Feast of Love, a finalist for the National Book Award, and The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot. He lives in Minneapolis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555975081
Author:
Baxter, Charles
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Expanded
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.26 x 5.56 x 0.735 in

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