9780321277619

The Truth of the Matter Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321277619

  • ISBN 10:

    0321277619

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/03/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This introduction to creative nonfiction illustrates the influence of individual voice and narrative strategies on nonfiction prose. Essays from contemporary nonfiction writers such as Henry Louis Gates, Norma Elia Cantuacute;, Pico Iyer, Joan Didion, and others are integrated directly into the text to illustrate concepts. Individual chapters are devoted to detail and description, characterization and scene, distinctive voice, intimate point-of-view, and the various ways in which writers discover the significance or universality of their work. For writers wanting to explore creative nonfiction.

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