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The Art of Subtext

Beyond Plot

The Art of Subtext( )
Author: Baxter, Charles
Series title:Art Of... Ser.
ISBN:978-1-55597-473-2
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:Graywolf Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

Discusses and illustrates the hidden subtextual overtones and undertones in fictional works haunted by the unspoken, the suppressed and the secreted. Using an array of examples from melville to Dostoevsky and contemporary writers Paula Fox, Edward P Jones and Lorrie Moore, Baxter explains how fictional writers create those visible and invisible details - how what is displayed evokes what is not displayed.

Book Details
Pages:120
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.15 x 6.78 x 0.28 Inches
Book Weight:0.42 Pounds
Author Biography
Baxter, Charles (Author)
Charles Baxter is the author of novels and short story collections. His novels include The Feast of Love, The Soul Thief, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, and First Light. His short story collections include Gryphon, Believers, A Relative Stranger, Through the Safety Net, Harmony of the World, and There's Something I Want You to Do. He teaches at the University of Minnesota and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

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