The Art of Time in Memoir
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Sven Birkerts
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-20 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

The Art Of series is a new line of books reinvigorating the practice of craft and criticism. Each book will be a brief, witty, and useful exploration of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry by a writer impassioned by a singular craft issue. The Art Of volumes will provide a series of
The Art of Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Maud Casey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-02 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

A sensitive and nuanced exploration of a seldom-discussed subject by an acclaimed novelist The fourteenth volume in the Art of series conjures an ethereal subject: the idea of mystery in fiction. Mystery is not often discussed—apart from the genre—because, as Maud Casey says, “It’s not easy to talk about something
The Art of Revision
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Peter Ho Davies
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-02 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

The fifteenth volume in the Art of series takes an expansive view of revision—on the page and in life In The Art of Revision: The Last Word, Peter Ho Davies takes up an often discussed yet frequently misunderstood subject. He begins by addressing the invisibility of revision—even though it’s an
The Art of History
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Christopher Bram
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-05 - Publisher: Graywolf Press

One has to look no further than the audiences hungry for the narratives served up by Downton Abbey or Wolf Hall to know that the lure of the past is as seductive as ever. But incorporating historical events and figures into a shapely narrative is no simple task. The acclaimed
The Art of Caregiving in Fiction, Film, and Memoir
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Jeffrey Berman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Bringing together the human story of care with its representation in film, fiction and memoir, this book combines an analysis of care narratives to inform and inspire ideas about this major role in life. Alongside analysis of narratives drawn from literature and film, the author sensitively interweaves the story of