Fourth Genre Contemporary Writers Of/on Creative Nonfiction

Fourth Genre Contemporary Writers Of/on Creative Nonfiction
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  • ISBN-13: 9780205337156
  • ISBN: 0205337155
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group


Root, Robert L., Steinberg, Michael


PREFACE: BEGINNING THE CONVERSATION INTRODUCTION: CREATIVE NONFICTION, THE FOURTH GENRE. PART I. WRITING CREATIVE NONFICTION. *Andre Aciman, "In Search of Proust." Phyllis Barber, "Oh Say Can You See." Mary Clearman Blew, "The Unwanted Child." *Lisa D. Chavez, "Independence Day, Manley Hot Springs, Alaska." *Michelle Cliff, "History as Fiction, Fiction as History." Judith Ortiz Cofer, "Silent Dancing." Frank Conroy, "Running the Table." Annie Dillard, "Living Like Weasels." Gretel Ehrlich, "From a Sheepherder's Notebook: Three Days." *Dagoberto Gilb, "Northeast Direct." *Gail Griffin, "Oval." Patricia Hampl, "Parish Streets." Vicki Hearne, "Can An Ape Tell a Joke?" *Linda Hogan, "Walking." Pico Iyer, "Where Worlds Collide." *Nicole Lamy, "Life in Motion". Phillip Lopate, "Portrait of My Body." *Bret Lott, "Brothers." John McPhee, "From Birnham Wood to Dunsinane." *Michele Morano, "The Queimada." Kathleen Norris, "Celibate Passions." Naomi Shibab Nye, "Three Pokes of a Thistle." *Lucia Perillo, "When the Body Falls Apart on the Academic Stage." Brenda Petersen, "Animal Allies." *Chet Raymo, "Celebrating Creation." Scott Russell Sanders, "Cloud Crossing." Reg Saner, "Pliny and the Mountain Mouse." *Mimi Schwartz, "My Father Always Said." Richard Selzer, "The Masked Marvel's Last Toehold." Nancy Sommers, "I Stand Here Writing." *Michael Steinberg, "Chin Music." Jane Tompkins, "At the Buffalo Bill Museum." Susan Allen Toth, "Going to the Movies." *Jesse Wegman, "Six Days." Nancy Willard, "The Friendship Tarot." PART II. TALKING ABOUT CREATIVE NONFICTION Jocelyn Bartkevicius, "The Landscape of Nonfiction." Mary Clearman Blew, "The Art of Memoir." Annie Dillard, "To Fashion a Text." Rebecca Blevins Faery, "On the Possibilities of the Essay." *Lee Gutkind, "Why I Chose the Creative Nonfiction Way of Life." Patricia Hampl, "Memory and Imagination." *Peter M. Ives, "The Whole Truth." Tracy Kidder, "Courting the Approval of the Dead." Fern Kupfer, "Everything But the Truth?" Sydney Lea, "What We Didn't Know We Knew." Phillip Lopate, "What Happened to the Personal Essay?" *Bret Lott, "Toward a Definition of Creative Nonfiction." *Michael Pearson, "The Other Creative Writing." *Robert L. Root, Jr., "Beyond Linearity: Writing the Segmented Essay." Scott Russell Sanders, "The Singular First Person." *Mimi Schwartz, "Memoir? Fiction? Where's the Line?" Richard Selzer, "The Exact Location of the Soul." Jane Tompkins, "Me and My Shadow" Marianna Torgovnick, "Experimental Critical Writing." PART III. COMPOSING CREATIVE NONFICTION Emily Chase, "Warping Time with Montaigne." Emily Chase, "Notes From a Journey toward 'Warping Time.'" Simone Poirier-Bures, "That Shining Place: Crete 1966." Simone Poirier-Bures, "Afterword: The Greece Piece." Mary Elizabeth Pope, "Teacher Training." Mary Elizabeth Pope, "Composing 'Teacher Training.'" Maureen Stanton, "Zion." Maureen Stanton, "On Writing 'Zion.'"Root, Robert L. is the author of 'Fourth Genre Contemporary Writers Of/on Creative Nonfiction', published 2001 under ISBN 9780205337156 and ISBN 0205337155.

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