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The Resource To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction, Phillip Lopate

To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction, Phillip Lopate

Label
To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction
Title
To show and to tell
Title remainder
the craft of literary nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Lopate
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A well-known, award-winning essayist provides instructions on how to write memoirs or personal essays, describing how to make oneself into a character, how to write about people you know in real life, and explore one's innermost thoughts
Tone
Writing style
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10170048
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Lopate, Phillip
Dewey number
808.02
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN145
LC item number
.L67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Creative nonfiction
  • Autobiography
  • Essay
  • Prose literature
Target audience
adult
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the craft of literary nonfiction
Label
To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction, Phillip Lopate
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes reading list
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The craft of personal narrative. The state of nonfiction today -- On the necessity of turning oneself into a character -- Reflection and retrospection : a pedagogic mystery story -- How do you find an essay? -- The uses of contrariety -- Imagination thin and thick -- Facts have implications : or, is nonfiction really fiction? -- On the ethics of writing about others -- Modesty and assertion -- On writers' journals -- The essay : exploration or argument? -- The made-up self : on the difficulty of turning oneself into a character -- Research and personal writing -- The lyric essay -- The personal essay in the age of Facebook -- Studies of practitioners. Lamb's Essays of Elia -- Hazlitt on hating -- How I became an Emersonian -- Teaching James Baldwin -- Edward Hoagland : the dean of American essayists -- The memoir and its critics : two takes
Control code
2012025669
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xi, 225 p.
Isbn
9781451696325
Lccn
2012025669
Label
To show and to tell : the craft of literary nonfiction, Phillip Lopate
Publication
Note
Includes reading list
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The craft of personal narrative. The state of nonfiction today -- On the necessity of turning oneself into a character -- Reflection and retrospection : a pedagogic mystery story -- How do you find an essay? -- The uses of contrariety -- Imagination thin and thick -- Facts have implications : or, is nonfiction really fiction? -- On the ethics of writing about others -- Modesty and assertion -- On writers' journals -- The essay : exploration or argument? -- The made-up self : on the difficulty of turning oneself into a character -- Research and personal writing -- The lyric essay -- The personal essay in the age of Facebook -- Studies of practitioners. Lamb's Essays of Elia -- Hazlitt on hating -- How I became an Emersonian -- Teaching James Baldwin -- Edward Hoagland : the dean of American essayists -- The memoir and its critics : two takes
Control code
2012025669
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xi, 225 p.
Isbn
9781451696325
Lccn
2012025669

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