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Title LinkBending genre : essays on creative nonfiction / edited by Margot Singer and Nicole Walker.
Imprint New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Description vi, 226 p. ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series LinkLawrence University. Faculty author.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-215) and index.
Contents Contents: Part I Hybrids -- Why some hybrids work and others don’t / Lia Purpura -- Queering the essay / David Lazar -- Don’t let those damn genres cross you ever again! / Lawrence Sutin -- Genre-queer: notes against generic binaries / Kazim Ali -- On the EEO genre sheet / Jenny Boully -- Ill-fit the world / T. Clutch Fleischmann -- Hermes goes to college / Michael Martone -- Headiness / Karen Brennan -- Propositions; provocations: inventions / Mary Cappello -- Part II Structures -- On scaffolding, hermit crabs and the real false document / Margot Singer -- Text adventure / Ander Monson -- Adventures in the reference section / Kevin Haworth -- Autogeographies / Barrie Jean Borich -- "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!": courage and creative nonfiction / Brenda Miller -- Traumatized time / David McGlynn -- Split tone / Lee Martin -- My mistake / Nicole Walker -- Play-doh fun factory poetics / Wayne Koestenbaum -- Part III Unconventions -- On convention / Margot Singer -- 42 tattoos / David Shields -- Creative exposition-another way that nonfiction writing can be good / David Madden -- Ostrakons at Amphipolis, postcards from Chicago: Thucydides and the invention and deployment of lyric history / Michael Martone -- On fragmentation / Steve Fellner -- Positively negative / Dinty W. Moore -- Study questions for the essay at hand: a speculative essay / Robin Hemley -- It is what it is / Eula Biss -- The inclusiveness of metaphor / Nicole Walker.
Summary Ever since the term "creative nonfiction" first came into widespread use, memoirists and journalists, essayists and fiction writers have faced off over where the border between fact and fiction lies. Bending Genre does not ask where the boundaries between genres should be drawn, but what happens when you push the line. Written for writers and students of creative writing, this collection brings together perspectives from today’s leading writers of creative nonfiction--p. [4] of cover.
Subject LinkCreative nonfiction -- Authorship.
LinkEssay -- Authorship.
Add.Author LinkSinger, Margot.
LinkWalker, Nicole.

System Number 000660985
ISBN Link9781441180650 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link1441180656 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link9781441123299 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link1441123296 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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