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Writing true : the art and craft of creative nonfiction

Author: Sondra Perl; Mimi Schwartz
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a pedagogical framework for students to write memorable non-fiction that emphasises voice and creativity, working in tandem with observation, research, memory, and point of view. This text  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sondra Perl; Mimi Schwartz
ISBN: 0618370757 9780618370757
OCLC Number: 62864743
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 396 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why creative nonfiction? --
The power of the notebook --
Ten ways to a draft --Taking shape --
Finding voice --
Twenty ways to talk about creative nonfiction --
Workshopping a draft --
The craft of revision --
A lighter touch; or other ways to tell a story --
The role of research --
The ethics of creative nonfiction --
A preface to our anthology --
Memoir 182 --
Personal essay --
Portrait --
Essay of place --
Literary journalism --
Stories of craft --
Short shorts --
Notes on contributors for Writing true --
Appendix: resources to know about --
Index.
Responsibility: Sondra Perl, Mimi Schwartz.

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