On Creative Writing Author:Edited by Paul Engle On Creative Writing is an exceptionally helpful collection of articles by specialists in the various creative writing disciplines assembled by Paul Engle, the well-known poet, teacher, and director of the Program in Creative Writing at Iowa. Each of the seven chapters listed below is a practical and at the same time imaginative discussion of the... more » problems of writing, and each is followed by full examples of the form described.
?The WRiter on WRiting? by Paul Engle
?Form and Expression in the Short Story? by RV Cassill, author of many novels and short stories and member of the faculty of the The Program in Creative Writing
?Writing the Commercial Short Story? by Jean Todd Freeman, former Fiction Editor, Ladies? Home Journal
?The Article? by Brock Brower, formed Editor, Esquire
?On the WRiting of Poetry? by DOnald Justice, poet and member of the faculty of The Program in Creative Writing
?The Novelist as Meddler? by George P. Elliot, author of Types of Prose Fiction and former member of the faculty of The Program in Creative Writing
?On Writing a Play? by Lionel Abel, playwright and teacher.
The illustrative examples in each chapter are drawn from a wide range of classic and modern writers, including W.J. Auden, James Baldwin, Samuel Beckett, Hart Crane, Stephen Crane, William Empson, John Crowe Ransom, George Bernard Shaw, Wallace Stevens, Leo Tolstoy, Richard WIlbur, and WIlliams Carlos Williams.« less