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On the teaching of creative writing

Wallace Stegner

On the teaching of creative writing

responses to a series of questions

by Wallace Stegner

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Published by Montgomery Endowment, Dartmouth College, Distribution by the University Press of New England in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Stegner, Wallace Earle, 1909- -- Interviews,
    • Creative writing (Higher education) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWallace Stegner ; edited by Edward Connery Lathem.
      ContributionsLathem, Edward Connery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN181 .S74 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2244409M
      LC Control Number89117864


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