A selection of essays by the novelist and critic represents pieces written between 1930 and 1979 and considers such topics as McCarthyism, Vietnam, Watergate, Eugene O'Neill, J.D. Salinger, Madame Bovary, A Streetcar Named Desire, and women's fashion magazines. Reprint.THE FACT IN FICTION i am scheduled, I find, to talk to you about aquot;Problems of Writing a Novel. ... supplies titles for schoolchildrena#39;s compositions: aquot;How I Spent My Summer Vacationaquot; or aquot;Adventures of a Pennyaquot; or simply aquot;Why? ... aquot;Do you draw your characters from real life or do you make them up or are they composites?
|Title||:||A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays|
|Publisher||:||New York Review of Books - 2002|