On Moral Fiction (Paperback)

By John Gardner

Basic Books, 9780465052264, 234pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 1979

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A genuine classic of literary criticism, On Moral Fiction argues that ”true art is by its nature moral.”

About the Author

John Gardner (1933–1982) was a bestselling novelist and one of the most popular and respected writing teachers of his generation. His books On Moral Fiction, The Art of Fiction, and On Becoming a Novelist are consulted by thousands of aspiring writers every year. His novels include the classic Grendel and the bestsellers October Light, The Sunlight Dialogues, and Nickel Mountain.