Crafting Truth

Bruce Ballenger

Editura: Longman
Crafting Truthintroduces the reader to the craft of creative nonfiction by showing them models from the best nonfiction writers and offering plentiful exercises to help them more artfully tell true stories.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    Preface xiii

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    Introduction 1

    The Form and Theory of Creative Nonfiction 1

    On Missing the Target 2

    The Collapse of the Narrator 3

    Telling It Straight 4

    Taking the Reflective Turn 6

    Building It Scene by Scene 7

    Creating Tension 9

    Casting a Wide Net 12

    Writing With (and Against) Tradition 14

    Using Crafting Truth 16

    How to Read for Craft 16

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    Part 1

    The Essayists 21

    Introduction to the Personal Essay 21

    A Brief History of the Essay 21

    Essays as Narratives of Thought 22

    New Forms of the Essay 24

    1.1 ORDER OUT OF WILD DISORDER

    EXC E R P T F RO M E . B. WHITE' S

    The Ring of Time 25

    1.2 A FATHER'S FLAWS

    EXC E R P T F RO M JA M E S BALDW I N ' S

    Notes of a Native Son 31

    1.3 PRICKLY DREAD ON BANYAN STREET

    EXC E R P T F RO M J OA N D I D I O N ' S

    Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream 36

    1.4 YOU DID NOT CHANGE

    EXC E R P T F RO M A L

  • Data Publicarii : 2011
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 256
  • ISBN : 9780205586455
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