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John Gardner, true art, moral art

John Gardner, true art, moral art

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Published by School of Humanities, Pan American University in Edinburg, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardner, John, -- 1933- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBeatrice Mendez-Egle, editor ; James M. Haule, general editor.
    SeriesLiving author series -- no. 5.
    ContributionsMendez-Egle, Beatrice., Haule, James M., Pan American University. School of Humanities.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15070294M

    Gardner: I think there is a total theme which is the metaphysic of John Gardner, a sort of an intuitive artistic metaphysic. I think that each book takes up a different part of the metaphysic and works it in a different way. The novel Grendel, it seems to me, is essentially a novel about faith and reason. Grendel is again and again given the. John Gardner's On Moral Fiction is an interesting discussion of the moral dimension of both art and the art critic. His attempt to develop a philosophical theory of aesthetics, however, is limited by the fact that he focuses primarily on written work (literary art), no doubt because Gardner is a novelist and that is where his expertise lies/5(8).

    John Gardner's thesis in On Moral Fiction is simple: "True art is by its nature moral." It is also an audacious statement, as Gardner asserts an inherent value in life and art. Since the book's first publication, the passion behind Gardner's assertion has both provoked and inspired fans. And in On Moral Fiction, John Gardner’s thesis is simple: “True art is by its nature moral.” Since the book’s first publication, the passion behind Gardner’s assertion has both provoked and inspired readers. In examining the work of his peers, Gardner analyzes what has gone wrong, in his view, in modern art and literature, and how.

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), these lecture/instructions on writing—completed before novelist/teacher Gardner's death last year—involve an often-dense mixture of theory, philosophy, and practical technical matters. Again, Gardner emphasizes that good fiction is a vivid and continuous dream.

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Since the book's first publication, the passion behind Gardner's assertion has both provoked and inspired fans. John Gardner (–) was born in Batavia, New York. His critically acclaimed books include the novels Grendel, The Sunlight Dialogues, and October Light, for which he received the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as several works of nonfiction and criticism such as On Becoming a was also a professor of medieval literature and a pioneering creative writing Brand: Open Road Media.Novelist John Gardner's thesis in On Moral Fiction is simple: "True art is by its nature moral." It is also an audacious statement, as Gardner asserts an inherent value in life and in art.

Since the book's first publication, the passion behind Gardner's assertion has both provoked and inspired readers.True art, according to Gardner, is moral art, moral in the sense that it affirms and reinforces the dignity and purpose of human life, without falling into the trap of easy sentimentality.