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Author Talbot, Jill

Title Metawritings : toward a theory of nonfiction
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Pam Houston -- Prologue: Corn Maze; Jill Talbot -- Meta-Introduction; Ryan Van Meter -- I Was There; Interview with Ryan Van Meter; Cathy Day -- Genesis; or the Day Adam Killed the Snakes; Interview with Cathy Day; Anonymous -- The Facts of the Matter; Interview with Anonymous; Sarah Blackman -- The Girl Is a Fiction; Interview with Sarah Blackman; David Lazar -- On Dating; Interview with David Lazar; Brenda Miller -- The Dog at the Edge of the World; Interview with Brenda Miller; Ander Monson -- Facing the Monolith; Interview with Ander Monson
Robin Hemley -- The Pickpocket Project; Interview with Robin Hemley; Lena Dunham -- Excerpts from Creative Nonfiction; Interview with Lena Dunham; Bernard Cooper -- Winner Take Nothing; Interview with Bernard Cooper; Brian Oliu -- Adventure Island; Interview with Brian Oliu; Kristen Iversen -- How to Be Tough in Creative Nonfiction; Interview with Kristen Iversen; Contributors; Permissions; Index
Summary Metawriting - the writing about writing or writing that calls attention to itself as writing - has been around since Don Quixote and Tristram Shandy, but Jill Talbot makes that case that now more than ever the act of metawriting is performed on a daily basis by anyone with a Facebook profile, a Twitter account, or a webpage. Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction is the first collection to combine metawriting in both fiction and nonfiction. In this daring volume, metawriting refers to writing about writing, veracity in writing, the I of writing and, ultimately, the construction o
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Creative nonfiction -- Authorship
Authorship -- Literary collections
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
Nichtfiktionale Prosa
Genre/Form Literary collections
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011042198
ISBN 9781609381059