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Title American creative nonfiction / editor, Jay Ellis, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Publication Info. Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Reference Material  RE810 AMERICAN    In-Library Use Only
Edition [First edition].
Description xxxii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Critical insights
Critical insights.
Note Edition statement supplied by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents About this volume / Jay Ellis -- On American creative nonfiction / Jay Ellis -- American creative nonfiction : background and history / Kelly Clasen -- Critical reception of "a special kind of fiction" / Ross Griffin -- The lyric essay as non-nonfiction / Jay Ellis -- "Loops and spins" : autobiography, autofiction, and Tim O'Brien's serial selves / David Bahr -- Benjamin Franklin's middle way and the argumentative nature of autobiography / Peter Kratzke -- Gender and genre in Susan Fenimore Cooper's nature writing / Kelly Clasen -- "A canticle of my reaction" : socio-cultural criticism in Claude McKay's A long way from home / Christopher Allen Varlack -- "I'm fighting because you're down here" : small stories and big histories in Shelby Foote's The Civil War / Christopher Walsh -- Medical humanities and illness narratives / G. Thomas Couser -- The grand memoir : Temple Grandin and autism / Katherine Lashley -- Stories of the self in cinema : autobiography and the documentary image / Shira Segal -- One life transformed : Natalie Goldberg's writing, art, and religion / Beth Walker -- David Foster Wallace and the ethical potential of creative nonfiction / Brandon Benevento -- Choreographing time : Art Spiegelman's present, past(s) and the craft of creative nonfiction comics / David Bahr.
Summary This collection of critical essays on American creative nonfiction features an overview of the genre and critical readings of selected works and authors.
Subject Creative nonfiction, American -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History.
Authors, American -- Biography. (OCoLC)fst00821768
Creative nonfiction, American. (OCoLC)fst01762160
Narration (Rhetoric) (OCoLC)fst01032927
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Ellis, Jay, 1963- editor.
ISBN 9781619254176 (hardcover)
1619254174 (hardcover)
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