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The Writer on Her Work, Volume I: Contemporary Women Writers Reflect on…

by Janet Sternburg (Editor)

Other authors: Toni Cade Bambara (Contributor), Ingrid Bengis (Contributor), Janet Burroway (Contributor), Joan Didion (Contributor), Gail Godwin (Contributor)11 more, Mary Gordon (Contributor), Susan Griffin (Contributor), Erica Jong (Contributor), Maxine Hong Kingston (Contributor), Nancy Milford (Contributor), Honor Moore (Contributor), Michele Murray (Contributor), Muriel Rukeyser (Contributor), Anne Tyler (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), Margaret Walker (Contributor)

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Seventeen novelists, poets, and writers of nonfiction explore how they have become writers, why they write, and what it means to be a woman and a writer.
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Excellent essays by writers such as Mary Gordon, Joan Didion, and Maxine Hong Kingston on why they write and how writing leads to inventing oneself.
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Sternburg, JanetEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bambara, Toni CadeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bengis, IngridContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Didion, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Godwin, GailContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordon, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Moore, HonorContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murray, MicheleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rukeyser, MurielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Walker, AliceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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