Introductions to classic novels comprise an interesting genre of criticism, with its own formal mechanisms. Yet is there any form of writing more ripe for reinvention?
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The answer may be the question mirrored back to you. Second, sometimes writers are unaware of the real reasons they write.
Fifth, look for the richest narrative situation, then try to find the unexpected angle. For example, in his novel The Assistant , Robert Walser introduces the servant Joseph into a wealthy household, where he could easily have pined after the mistress, or had a torrid affair with her.
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Pinckney's introduction offers insights into Hardwick's keen intelligence and quick wit. Throughout her. Just as Edwin Denby, Clement Greenberg, and Pauline Kael transformed the nature of criticism in the fields of dance, art, and film, respectively, Hardwick has redefined the possibilities of the literary essay.
Hardwick wrote when she had something to say, and she took her time; the impression of ease is owing strictly to her style. Elizabeth Hardwick is our most original, brilliant, and amusing critic. Many of these essays are already classics for their insight and style.
Hardwick has a gift for coming up with descriptions so thoughtfully selected, so exactly right, that they strike the reader as inevitable. This title can be purchased from your favorite e-book retailer, including many independent booksellers. Stimpson This collection, edited and with an introduction by her former student Pinckney, is significant.