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John Gardner

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Grendel | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of John Gardner's Grendel. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Grendel that you may enjoy.

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Fawcett, Barry, and Elizabeth Jones. "The Twelve Traps in John Gardner's Grendel." American Literature 62.4 (1990): 634-47. Web.

Ferguson, Paul F., John R. Maier, Sarah Matthiessen, and Frank McConnell. "The Art of Fiction No. 73." The Paris Review. 2016. Web.

Gardner, John. The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers. New York: Vintage, 1991. Print.

Gardner, John. On Becoming a Novelist. New York: Norton, 1999. Print.

Gardner, John. On Moral Fiction. New York: Basic, 1978. Print.

Howell, John Michael. Understanding John Gardner. Columbia: U of South Carolina, 1993. Print.

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