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Creative nonfiction : a guide to form, content, and style, with readings

Author: Eileen Pollack
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book is intended for use in Creative Nonfiction courses (200- or 300-level writing courses); it also has some possibilities for first-year Composition courses.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Pollack
ISBN: 9781428231054 1428231056 9781428231054
OCLC Number: 236316419
Description: xix, 424 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: What Makes Creative Nonfiction Creative?--A Creative Presentation of the Truth--An Engaging Voice and Style--An Interesting Central Question--A Natural, Organic Form--Part II: The Forms of Creative Nonfiction--Personal (and Not-So-Personal) Narratives--Journeys, Pilgrimages, and Quests--Mysteries and Investigations--Experiments--Profiles in Action--Group Portraits--Rituals, Games, Performances, and Events--Codes (and Their Unraveling)--Spatial Forms--The Collage--Dominoes--Variations and Inventions--Part III: Notes on Revision--Revising on Your Own--Sharing Your Work with Others--Final Drafts.
Responsibility: Eileen Pollack.
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"This is the most original, thoughtful exposition of ways to approach creative nonfiction . . . Fresh and innovative in a landscape of readers that is increasingly redundant."

 
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