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The Resource Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon

Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon

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Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands
Title
Maps and legends
Title remainder
reading and writing along the borderlands
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of linked essays in praise of reading and writing, with subjects running from ghost stories to comic books, Sherlock Holmes to Cormac McCarthy. Throughout, Chabon energetically argues for a return to the thrilling, chilling origins of storytelling, rejecting the false walls around "serious" literature in favor of a wide-ranging affection
Summary
A series of linked essays analyzes works of literature important to the author, argues for the importance of enjoying a diverse range of reading options, and explores the author's own writings from a perspective of personal history
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Writing style
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291391
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Chabon, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Reader-response criticism
  • Authorship
Target audience
adult
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The
  • Other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • Recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights: thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions: on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • Killer hook: Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure: on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
ocn176924865
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9781932416893
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)176924865
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon
Publication
Contents
  • The
  • Other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • Recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights: thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions: on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • Killer hook: Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure: on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
ocn176924865
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9781932416893
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)176924865

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