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The Paris Review has introduced the important writers of the day. Adrienne Rich was first published in its pages, as were Philip Roth, V. S.
Naipaul, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Mona Simpson, Edward P. Jones, and Rick
Moody. In addition to the focus on original creative work, The Paris Review's
Writers at Work interview series offers authors a rare opportunity to
discuss their life and art at length.
Synopses & Reviews
Sixteen of the world's great women writers speak about their work, their colleagues, and their lives.
For More Than Forty Years, the acclaimed Paris Review interviews have been collected in the Writers at Work series. The Modern Library relaunches the series with the first of its specialized collections -- interviews with sixteen women novelists, poets, and playwrights, all offering rich commentary on the art of writing and on the opportunities and challenges a woman writer faces in contemporary society.
Table of Contents
Marianne Moore -- Katherine Anne Porter -- Rebecca West -- Dorothy Parker -- P.L. Travers -- Simone de Beauvoir -- Euroda Welty -- Elizabeth Bishop -- Mary McCarthy -- Nadine Gordimer -- Maya Angelou -- Anne Sexton -- Toni Morrison -- Susan Sontag -- Joan Didion -- Joyce Carol Oates.