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MAKING STORIES : How Eleven Australian Novels Were Written by  Sue  Kate and Woolfe - Paperback - First Edition, 1st Impression - 1993 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

MAKING STORIES : How Eleven Australian Novels Were Written

by Grenville, Kate and Woolfe, Sue

Condition: Very Good +


St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1993. xv, + 293pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Michael Killalea) card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "Good writers make writing look easy - but is it? Anyone learning to write should be encouraged by 'Making Stories' - it shows that even our greatest novelists come to their books by a long and uncertain process. 'Making Stories' shows ten acclaimed Australian authors at work, painstakingly constructing their books from rough notes, dimly-glimpsed ideas, and trial and error. By referring to extracts from drafts and published versions of their novels, each author candidly discusses how he or she works, taking the reader step-by-step through the creative process to share the invisible hours of toil that shape a work of fiction. All faced problems and doubts, and solved them in sometimes startling ways." Contents include: Acks., How this book came about, How we transcribed manuscripts, Jessica Anderson - The Commandant; Peter Carey - Oscar and Lucinda; Helen Garner - The Children's Bach; Kate Grenville - Lillian's Story; David Ireland - A Woman of The Future; Elizabeth Jolley - Mr Scobie's Riddle; Thomas Keneally - The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith; Finola Moorhead - Remember the Tarantella; Patrick White - Memoirs of Many in One; Sue Woolfe - Painted Woman, Appendix: Teacher's Notes, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 400g. . First Edition, 1st Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011910
  • Title: MAKING STORIES : How Eleven Australian Novels Were Written
  • Author: Grenville, Kate and Woolfe, Sue
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Edition: First Edition, 1st Impression
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1863733167
  • ISBN 13: 9781863733168
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Place: St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia
  • Date published: 1993
  • Keywords: English Language, Style, Fiction, Authorship, Technique, Australian Fiction, 20th Century History and Criticism
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literary Criticism; Australian Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General; LITERARY CRITICISM / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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