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

This book provides an overview of a genre of genres called "creative nonfiction," but also takes a look at lyrical essays. This title begins by figuring out why readers of American literature in particular created "nonfiction" writing and also examines some lyric essayist work wh...

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Corporate Author: Gale (Firm)
Other Authors: Ellis, Jay, 1963-, eBook Academic Collection - North America.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Amenia, NY : Salem Press ; [2015]
Edition: [First edition].
Series: Critical insights.
Online Access: eBook Academic Collection - North America
Table of 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.